What does onion confiture taste of?
I would term Onion chutney as more like a pickle than a jam. It
goes well with hot and cold meats like duck and lamb.
Onion chutney can be very sweet but doesn't have
The perfect onion confit has the right balance of salt, sugar and
tartness from the vinegar.
No one taste should dominate yet one should notice the sweet lemony
flavour is balanced by its saltiness
It should look like a type of thick marmalade and the onions should
not have kept their firmness or crispness.
What’s the difference between onion chutney, an
onion jam and an onion confiture?
I have included onion jam, Onion confiture and onion chutney as
the same recipe. They are in fact all similar and all refer to this
onion chutney recipe.
I have listed the main characteristics below:
What is a chutney?
Generally these chutneys are fruit, vinegar, and sugar cooked
down to a reduction. They can be wet or dry.
What is a jam?
The term jam refers to a product made with whole fruit, cut into
pieces or crushed. The fruit is heated with water and sugar to
activate the pectin in the fruit.
What is a Confit?
Confit, which is the past participle form of the French verb "confire"
or "to preserve", is most often applied to preservation of meats,
however, the term can also refer to fruit or vegetables which have
been seasoned and cooked with honey or sugar until it has reached a
Other names for onion chutney
[onion jam], [onion chutney], "onion jam", "onion chutney", onion
confiture, caramelised onion chutney recipe, spicy onion chutney,
sweet onion chutney recipe, red onion chutney recipes, caramelized
onion chutney and caramelised onion chutney.