2 1/2 lb.green tomatoes washed & quartered.
2 1/2 lb. cooking apples peeled & cored.
2 lb.onions peeled & quartered.
6 cloves garlic peeled & crushed.
1lb.6ozs.soft brown or demerera sugar.
1oz.pickling spice.(tied in gauze or muslin).
1/2 teasp.cayenne pepper.
2 level dessertsp.ground ginger.
3pints malt vinegar.
Using the med. blade of a mincer,mince tomatoes,onions and apples.
place in a pan,then add the raisins. Add the garlic,cayenne,salt,ginger & sugar. Mix everything together thoroughly. Tie mixed spice parcel to handle of pan allowing it to dangle in pan. Pour in vinegar,bring
to simmering point, skim any scum from surface. Simmer gently,uncovered,
for about 3 1/2 hours. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.When vinegar is
almost absorbed and chutney has thickened to a soft consistency & a spoon drawn across base leaves a trail, then chutney is ready. Be careful not to overcook as chutney will thicken further as it cools.
Pour chutney into hot sterilized jars,filling to top.Cover with waxed disc & seal immeadiately.