Plums are in season, so let’s make the most of them. Chinese duck in plum sauce anyone?
My sister lives in Canberra with her husband, three children and a cat. She is also the lucky owner of two plum trees. I was fortunate enough to take delivery of a bag of organic plums from her trees. So, after eating quite a few, I decided not to let them go to waste, but to make my own plum sauce.
Plum sauce has a variety of savoury uses – with roast meats, Chinese style as a dipping sauce, with roast duck, or as a marinade. This sauce is best left for a couple of weeks before using. It will gradually become a bit darker over time and will keep for up to 2 years.