Overload of grapes – Grape Chutney

Grape chutney

As autumn arrives, we still try to make the most of the last few summer fruits that are left. So, it might not seem that strange when I try to purchase all the grapes, figs and melons left on the market.

A couple of years ago I found myself with a very large amount of grapes, the very good, very Albanian type of grape which isĀ used for a famous wine ( Shesh i zi, literally meaning black square) and looks like the very round, black type of grape full of aroma. As eating it straight way or juicing was something I was already bored with, I was looking for a nice recipe to incorporate my big batch of aromatic grapes. Then I came across a recipe for grape chutney. I wasn’t quite sure what a chutney was, as I had only ever tried the mango chutney in Indian restaurants in London. So I just gave it a try.

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