Mustarda di Cremona (Italian Fruit Mustard)

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 1 Batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put the pears, plums, apricots, figs and cherries in a saucepan and add water just to cover.
  • Add the sugar and lemon juice, stir and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the flame and cook over a low flame for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the fruits, reserving the syrup.
  • Distribute the fruits on a baking pan and place in an oven that has been heated to 120 degree Celsius just until the fruits are dry (about 30 minutes).
  • Pour the wine into a saucepan and add the honey and reserved syrup, stirring well.
  • Bring to a boil and boil over a moderate flame for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the mustard, mix well and remove from the heat.
  • Put the fruit into sterilized jars and pour the syrup over to barely cover.
  • When completely cool, seal carefully and store in a cool, dry place.
  • (May be stored for up to 6 months in completely sterile jars. Once the jars are opened, refrigerate).
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