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Apple and fennel confiture

Apple and fennel confiture

Cook 45 mins 4 servings

On their own, they charm in personality – together they flourish in harmony. Our Apple and fennel confiture is key to any cheeseboard and delivers a unique twist on tried and tested classics. Vivid zests from fresh lemon and apple alongside aromatic fennel combine to create an accord of contrasting flavours to any cheese.

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  • 1 granny smith apple (or similar green, sour apple)
  • 1 small fennel
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 cups water
  • 125 g sugar



1. Cut the apple into quarters, remove the core, and then slice thinly.

2. Remove the base of the fennel and slice thinly.

3. In a pot mix the apple and fennel slices with the water, lemon juice and peel. Boil until tender (about 15 minutes) and then add the sugar and boil for another 15 minutes. Add a little extra water if it’s about to boil dry.

4. Put the confiture into a glass jar, and leave to cool.

5. Serve with your favorite cheese.

Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

To boost the fennel flavor in this confiture, you can add a teaspoon of fennel seeds at the start. You can also spice up the taste further by replacing the white sugar with muscovado sugar.