Fruit Compote

Fruit Compote

Serves 2

2 pears
1 tablespoon sultanas
2 tablespoons chopped dried apricots
½ teaspoon ground cardamom
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
10 walnut halves

Spiced ricotta
¾ cup ricotta
A pinch of ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon orange rind

    1. Peel and core pears. Slice finely.
    2. Heat oil in a frypan and add pears. Add sultanas, apricot, cinnamon and cardamom. Gently mix through until combined.
    3. Allow to simmer gently, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes or until the pears have softened.
    4. In a bowl combine the ricotta, cinnamon and orange rind. Whip until light and fluffy.
    5. Chop walnut halves roughly by hand or blitz in a food processor for a few seconds. Add to a frypan and cook, stirring on low heat until lightly browned.
    6. Serve pear compote warm topped with a spoon of ricotta and a sprinkle of walnuts.


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