Romancing the stone

December 22, 2010 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)

If you adore summer stonefruit, you’ll love what we’ve done with the juicy, fragrant plum.

Romancing the stone

Cooking Time: 20 mins


  • Plum sauce
  • 8 ripe fresh plums, pitted
  • 60ml (¼ cup) maple syrup
  • 10ml (2 tsp) fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 60ml (¼ cup) soy sauce



Place the plums, syrup, ginger, garlic and chilli in a pot and stir over medium heat until the plums are soft and cooked, about 10 minutes.


Mix together the soy sauce and plum mixture and purée in a food processor.


Spoon into sterilised jars, cover with airtight lids and freeze for up to a month.

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