Thursday, March 10, 2016

Peach-Blackberry Compote

In the past, our grandmothers for dessert regularly serving compote, and today is the dessert after a meal somewhat disappeared from our menus. Part of the reason why we are a bit forgotten on the compote is that children today are exposed sweets which are full of sugar and fat, tempting look and smell, and are quickly available. But there is no reason why do not we re-introduced into our meals? This is a recipe for a low-calorie treat, with which you can replace the meal of the day or refresh and replenish with vitamins.

Ingredients :

1/4 cup sugar
1 cup of water
3 tablespoons dry white wine
3 sprigs fresh basil,
2 tablespoon of grated orange peel
3 three peaches , peeled and halved
2 cup fresh blackberries
3 tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation :

Combine the sugar and wine in a small pot and warm up until boiling. When starts boiling, remove from heat and add a twig of basil and grated orange peel. Cover and let steep for 20 -30 minutes. During this time combine blackberries and peaches with lemon juice and let stand up for 5-10 minutes. Strain syrup into a small bowl, pressing on basil and orange peel to release maximum flavor. In the syrup add to prepared fruit with lemon juice and leave in the fridge to cool. If you are a fan of sweet cream you can this delicacy enrich with that cream.

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