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Fruity Chilli Vinegar

This is a great dressing and a good way of using up any boxes of fruit in your freezer!  
The chilli adds a new dimension. It is easy to make and only takes a few minutes. It goes with with creamy cheeses and makes a nice change to balsamic vinegar.

Fruity berry vinegar

Ingredients 
  • 250g berries - any can be used - blackberries, blackcurrants, red currants  (thawed)****
  • 80g caster sugar
  • 2 birdseye chillies   (It can be made with dried chilli flakes. Use 2 teaspoons instead and infuse with the vinegar on step 3)
  • 400ml white wine vinegar

To prepare :

1) Chop and finely dice the chillies and remove the seeds.
2) Put the berries, chillies and sugar in a saucepan and heat gently, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved and the juices run.  
3) Transfer the mixture to a glass bowl and stir in the vinegar. Cover with cling film and leave to infuse for 14 days. 
4) Strain the vinegar into a clean bottle and cap.  


**** We have also made this with strawberries, raspberries and goosegogs and it is good with all types of berry.


berry chilli vinegar