Spicy Onion Jam

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  1. This onion jam is the perfect vessel for any extra onions you have rolling around in your pantry. It will beautifully complement a sharp cheddar on a cheese board, as well as working wonders on a toasted roast vegetable focaccia or as an accompaniment to a myriad of hearty main meals.
  2. A big thanks to Jessica Symonds for contributing the recipe – check out her super tasty blog.


Spicy Onion Jam

  1. Peel onions, half and slice as thin as possible.
  2. In a large non-reactive pot heat oil and sauté onions.
  3. Add brown sugar, when sugar has dissolved add all other ingredients.
  4. Bring to a gentle boil then simmer at a low heat until jam has reduced and thickened, about 1 1/2 – 2 hours.
  5. Pour into sterilised jars with funnel to ensure jar rims are clean. seal.


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  1. I roasted some whole garlic cloves, removed the flesh and blended them in the vinegar……..came out great.