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Real Food Real Easy – Plum Compote Plus 6 Berry Good Tips!

Made in Windsor On Fruit Compote
Made in Windsor On Fruit Compote

Actually, you can use any fruit for this recipe.

Simply take your choice of fruit, add a little lemon juice and sugar to taste in a saucepan. set on medium low and simmer for about 10 minutes or until cooked fruit is soft and juices flow. The compote turns a beautiful colour and can be used as a topping for yogurt, cereal, ice cream and pancakes. It’s good on it’s own too. Make ahead for a brunch party.

Tips on selecting, storing and using berries.

1 Check the base of plastic berry baskets to make sure fruit is not decaying, mushy or badly stained. If it’s badly stained, then the berries are not fresh.
2 On arrival home, check any berries for decay and separate as mould spreads quickly.
3 Save washing and hulling until ready to eat.
4 If you buy too many, wash, hull and freeze for another time.
5 Make compote.
6 Make jam or jelly.


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