Braised Red Cabbage with Blackberries

A sweet red cabbage side dish that is simple to cook. Just throw all the ingredients in a pan and simmer for just over an hour! Serve with your roast dinner or festive meal.

Serves: 4
10 mins
60 mins


  • 1 red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 50g butter
  • 5 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soft brown sugar
  • 1 glass red wine
  • Zest and juice of 1 large orange
  • 1 eating apple, peeled, cored and diced
  • 50g blackberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt


  1. Place all ingredients into a large saucepan and bring to the boil on a medium heat
  2. Mix well and leave to simmer for approx 60-75 minutes, stirring occasionally. If it is looking too dry during cooking, add in a little more wine or water.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve.

Our Story

The Gressingham duck is a unique breed that first came about when the small but flavourful wild Mallard was crossed with the larger Pekin duck giving a meaty, succulent duck with more breast meat, less fat and a rich gamey flavour.