Can you please tell me where I am going wrong? I make Delia's Old Dovercourt chutney every year and it ALWAYS takes much longer than the recipe suggests to cook. Recipe says 1-1.5hours, me 5 hours. Last year I used a medium ring and despite regular stirring it caught the bottom of the pan and I had to clean it before I could carry on. This time I did it on a lower heat and stirred every 10-15 minutes, so it didn't burn but neither did it get rid of the liquid. I follow the recipe re ingredients and what to do but why does mine always take so much longer than it should? Oh, and I only ended up with 5lbs of chutney instead of using the 8 x 1lb jars the recipe suggests it needs.
Asked on 25 Aug 2017 by joannewton