Date & Balsamic Chutney
Serves 6-8 as a snack
1 cinnamon stick
1 tsp whole cloves
300g fresh dates, pitted
180ml Bertolli Organic Balsamic Vinegar
60g brown sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tbsp Bertolli Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Fruity Taste
Vintage cheddar and crackers, to serve
Place cinnamon and cloves in a small muslin cloth. Tie with kitchen string to form a parcel.
Combine dates, Bertolli Organic Balsamic Vinegar, sugar, salt & Bertolli Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Fruity Taste in a saucepan over medium heat.
Add the spice parcel and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until mixture comes to the boil.
Reduce heat to low and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes or until dates are soft and mixture thick.
Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature.
Remove and discard spice parcel.
Serve accompanied with a sharp cheddar and crackers.