- 500g pack mixed dried fruit
- 200ml fresh orange juice
- half cinnamon stick
- 6 clove
The dry, unopened flower bud of the tropical myrtle tree family used to flavour a wide variety…
- 6 black peppercorn
- 0% Greek yogurt or low-fat fromage frais, to serve
Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…
Tip the dried fruit, orange juice and whole spices into a microwaveable bowl. Microwave on High for 4-5 mins, stirring halfway through until the juices become sticky and the fruits are plump.
Leave the compote to stand for a minute and serve in bowls with spoonfuls of yogurt or fromage frais.
Giving it a twist
Replace the cinnamon stick with a whole star anise for liquorice flavour. Use grapefruit juice instead of orange. Throw in a handful of nuts or sesame and sunflower seeds just before serving.