Poached fruits


  • 2 cups of white wine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 6 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 2-by-1/2pieces of lemon peel
  • 4 medium nectarines,slightly underripe
  • creme fraiche, for serving
  • freash mint springs,for serving
  • 1/2 cup water


    step 1

    Combine wine,sugar,cinnamon sticks,lemon peel,and 5 cups of water.place it under medium heat and stir until sugar desolves. Gently place nectarines in the liquid, add more water if needed to cover nectarines. Place squre of cheesecloth over the fruit and top with a small plate to keep fruit submerged.

    step 2

    Increase heat to high, and bring liquid to boil. Reduce to simmer and cook until nectarines are tender but not soft, 5 minuits. Remove nectarines from liquid and allow to cool

    step 3

    Return liquid to a boil and cook until reduced to syrup that will coat the back of spoon ,at aboout 20 minuits ,remove from heat ,and cool.

    step 4

    Cut nectarines in half, and remove pit. Place two halves on serving plate.Drizzle with syrup. Top each half with a dollop of franchise and a spring of mint.