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Gooseberry Sauce

Gooseberry Sauce
Difficulty: Easy
  • ½ pint of green gooseberries
  • 1 oz. butter
  • 1 dessert spoon of granulated sugar
  • a little water
  • pepper
  • salt
  • ½ gill of cold water
  • ½ teaspoon of arrowroot
  1. Wash, then top and tail (cut off the stalk and little brown bit at the other end) the gooseberries.
  2. Put the berries, the gill of cold water and the sugar into a saucepan.
  3. Simmer until the gooseberries are very soft.
  4. Pour the mix through a sieve and rub the berries until they pulp and go through the mesh.
  5. Return to the heat and bring to the boil.
  6. Whilst the mix is heating up, mix the arrowroot with a little water to form a paste.
  7. Add the arrowroot paste to the boiling gooseberry liquid.
  8. Stir well and cook for 2 minutes
  9. Add the salt and pepper, and the butter just before serving.
  10. It’s a good sauce to go with meat and fish.