Compote de fruta seca (compote of dried fruit

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
\N 1 Lemon's juice


~Jewish, Turkish

1 lb Mixed dried fruit such as ~apricots, figs, pears, and ~raisins

3 c Water

2 tb Sugar

1. Rinse the fruits and drain. Cover with water in a bowl and soak for 4 to 6 hours.

2. Put the fruits, soaking liquid, and sugar in a pan, bring to a boil, and cook, covered, over low heat for about 35 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat, add the lemon juice, and let stand 2 hours to absorb the liquid. Refrigerate. Serve cold.

There are not many desserts served at Passover but a fruit compote, especially with the very fine Turkish dried fruit, is especially popular.

Posted 10-20-93 by DAVID PILEGGI on F-Cooking MM by MMCONV and Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS, CI$ 71511,2253, Internet sylvia.steiger@..., moderator of GT Cookbook and PlanoNet Lowfat & Luscious echoes

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