Gran’s Rotegritze

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Gran’s Rotegritze

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Turning ripe wine grapes into a delicious pudding!

Continuing our journey through Gran Marjorie’s memorable recipes, we bring you Rotegritze, a recipe made for vintage time when ripe wine grapes are plentiful.

Taking an imperial gallon of either Shiraz or Mataro grapes, this recipe makes a delicious and refreshing pudding to end the meal!

Another great example of making the most of fruit in season.


Corrina, Brioni, Sam and the OT Team

Gran’s Rotegritze Recipe

Recipe (Serves 4-6pp)


  • 1 gallon (3kg) black wine grapes (Shiraz or Mataro)
  • 1 pint (600ml) water
  • 1 cup of Sago
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • Chilled cream to serve


  1. Remove stalks from grapes
  2. Press grapes with hands into saucepan to extract some juice
  3. Add pint of water to saucepan
  4. Bring to boil and simmer for 15mins
  5. Put grape solids through a colander, pressing with the base of a glass so all skins and seeds are left behind
  6. Return the resulting liquid to the pan
  7. Add a rounded cup of Sago & sugar to pan
  8. Boil until sago is clear, stirring all the time
  9. Serve cool or slightly chilled with cream

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Gran’s Rotegritze

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The original cutting from Gran’s recipe file