Sweet Pickle a great addition to cold sandwiches or Pork Pie or Sausage Rolls.  Although the preparation is time consuming this recipe is very easy to make.  This can be put in jars and will keep for ages in fact the flavour increases with age.

Ingredients

250 Gram Carrots, cut into 3 mm (1/8 inch) cubes (9 oz)Sweet Pickle
1 Medium Swede, cut into 3 mm (1/8 inch) cubes
4 Cloves Garlic, finely chopped
125 Gram Dates or fried figs, finely chopped (4 1/2 oz)
1 Cauliflower, finely chopped
2 Onions, finely chopped
2 Medium Apples, finely chopped
2 Medium Courgettes, finely chopped (unpeeled)
15 Sweet gherkins, finely chopped
225 Gram Dark brown sugar (8 oz)
1 Teaspoon Salt
4 Tablespoon Lemon juice
350 ml Malt vinegar (12 fl oz)
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 Teaspoon Mustard seeds
2 Teaspoon Ground allspice
A litte Cayenne pepper (optional)

Brown food colouring

Method

Place all the ingredients in a large pan and bring it to the bouil

Reduce the heat and simmer for 1½ to 2 hours

Add the food coliuring until the mixture is dark brown

Transfer into sterilised jars and seal

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