Often associated with Christmas (due to the popularity of mince pies) mincemeat is a sweet mixture of dried fruits, apples, sugar, suet, nuts and flavourings.
Uses: In mince pies and tarts. Mincemeat combines particularly well in pies, pastries and tarts with apples and pears. Stir a little mincemeat into fruit mixtures for crumbles and bakes.
To store: Keep in a cool, dry place for up to 1 year.