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Apple and cinnamon hot cross buns

The mix of candied apple and dried apple combined with a sticky cinnamon glaze provides a new twist on an old favourite. These buns are equally good served warm on the day of baking, or several days later, toasted, with lashings of butter.

Italian Easter tart

"This is a traditional tart eaten in Naples at Easter," says Ingram. "The legend goes that a mermaid called Parthenope in the Gulf of Napoli would sing to celebrate the arrival of spring each year. One year, to say thank you, the Neapolitans offered her gifts of ricotta, flour, eggs, wheat, perfumed orange flowers and spices. She took them to her kingdom under the sea, where the gods made them into a cake. I love to add nibs of chocolate to Parthenope cake because I think it marries nicely with the candied orange and sultanas, but, really, do you need an excuse to add chocolate to anything?" Start this recipe a day ahead to prepare the pastry and soak the sultanas.

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Peach and ginger chutney


You'll need

2 white onions, diced 800 ml apple cider vinegar 200 ml malt vinegar 400 gm caster sugar 80 gm ginger, half grated, remainder cut into julienne 1.4 kg ripe but firm peaches, unpeeled, halved, stones removed, coarsely chopped 180 gm sultanas

Method

  • 01
  • Combine onion, vinegars, sugar, ginger and 2 tsp salt in a large saucepan over high heat and stir occasionally until reduced by half (15 minutes). Add peaches and stir occasionally, adding sultanas halfway through cooking time, until tender and jam-like, (30-40 minutes). Set aside to cool.
  • 02
  • Meanwhile, sterilise jars and lids in a large saucepan of boiling water, boil over high heat for 10 minutes, carefully remove jars and lids with tongs and set aside open-side up to cool.

Note Makes about 1.5 litres. Fruit doesn't need to be salted before pickling, though we recommend adding a little salt to the pickling liquid. Peach and ginger chutney will keep stored in a cool, dry, dark place for three months. You'll need to begin this recipe two weeks ahead.


At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
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