What are sour cherries?
Dried sour cherries have a deep red colour, tangy flavour and chewy texture.
How can I use sour cherries?
They are great for adding tartness to koftas, kebabs and tabbouleh salads, or baked into breakfast muffins, granolas and loaf cakes. They also work well in mince pies and stuffings, Christmas jams and preserves.
Where can I find sour cherries?
Find dried sour cherries at Waitrose, both in stores and online.
- flavourless oil (such as sunflower oil) 2 tbsp
- star anise 3
- fennel seeds 2 tsp, crushed
- dried chilli flakes 1 tsp
- dried sour cherries 65g, roughly chopped
- lemon 1, zested to make 1 tsp, juiced to make 2 tbsp
- bramley apples 400g, peeled and chopped
- pears (I used Waitrose Blush pears for their aromatic flavour) 225g, diced into small cubes with the peel left on
- garlic 2 cloves, crushed
- ginger grated to make 1 tbsp
- soft dark brown sugar 4 tbsp
- cider vinegar 4 tbsp
- sea salt flakes 2 tsp
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- Kcals 23
- Fat 0.5g
- Carbs 4.5g
- Sugars 4.3g
- Fibre 0.3g
- Protein 0.1g
- Salt 0.2g