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Recipes using gooseberries as a main ingredient

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gooseberry chutney

Gooseberry Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Gooseberry Chutney. Perfect with cheese. It can be used after about a month but the flavours continue to develop for a month or two afterwards.

gooseberry and ginger

Gooseberry and Ginger Chutney Recipe Variation

A dark, spicy Gooseberry and Ginger chutney that is perfect with cheese. It can be used after about a month but keeps for much longer.


Gooseberry and Ginger Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Gooseberry and Ginger Chutney. A dark, spicy chutney that is perfect with cheese - can be used in about a month but keeps for much longer.

grandma's gooseberry upsidedown cake

Grandma’s Gooseberry Upside-down Cake Recipe

Recipe for Grandma's Gooseberry Upside-down Cake. For the very best way to eat gooseberries do try this family recipe. Great served with ice-cream.

apple and cape gooseberry sauce

Apple & Cape Gooseberry Sauce Recipe

Recipe for Apple and Cape Gooseberry Sauce. The Raspberry vinegar is optional but it does add to the fruity sweet and sourness.

fruit roll

Fruit Roll Recipe – Soft Fruit Swiss Roll Dessert

Recipe for Fruit Roll dessert. Like a Swiss roll but using a plain sponge and soft fruit with a fruit sauce. Delightful with a dollop of whipped cream.

gooseberry ketchup

Gooseberry Ketchup Recipe

Recipe for Gooseberry Ketchup. Delicious with strong meats like venison, game birds or duck. It even spices up a humble beef burger at the barbecue.

gooseberry butter

Gooseberry Butter Recipe

Recipe for Gooseberry Butter. Makes a great filling for sponge cakes and tarts as well as being used as a spread like jam. Makes about 4 lb (1.8 kg).

gooseberry curd

Gooseberry Curd Recipe

Recipe for Gooseberry Curd. Makes a great filling for tarts and cakes as well as thickly spread on bread and butter. Makes about 2 lb (900 g) .

gooseberry jam

Gooseberry Jam Recipe

Recipe for Gooseberry Jam. Really easy to make as gooseberries are full of pectin and acidic in their own right. Makes around 8 lbs (3.6 kgs) of jam.

gooseberry jelly

Gooseberry Jelly Recipe

Recipe for Gooseberry Jelly. Another way to use up a seasonal glut of gooseberries in this tasty, easy to make homemade preserve.

microwave jam

Recipe for Easy Microwave Jam

Recipe for Easy Microwave Jam. This jam will seem runnier than normal but cooking continues during standing time and it sets well once in jars and cooled.

gooseberry cheesecake

Gooseberry Cheesecake Recipe

Recipe for Gooseberry Cheesecake. Cheesecake has to be one of the best inventions since the cream cake! The tartness of the gooseberries tamed by the cheese

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