If your drawers contain dried fruits such as dates, apricots, figs, cranberries as well as almonds, you are ready to convert them into a yummy treat. Port marinated dried fruit is a delicious companion for your cheese. (Even though someone only feasted on the cheese – see who at end of this post…)
Cheese, port and dried fruit – what’s not to like?!
dried fruits marinated in port
- 1.3 cup / 3 dl port
- 0.3 cup / 0,75 dl brown sugar
- 8.8 oz / 250 g mixed dried fruits (dates, apricots, figs, cranberries), cut into pieces
- 3.5 oz / 100 g almonds
- 1 cinnamon stick
- Heat port and brown sugar in a small pot. Stir until the sugar is dissolved and it simmers.
- Add dried fruit, almonds and cinnamon stick. Let it simmer for a short while.
- Pour into scalded glasses. Seal and leave in the fridge for at least 24 hours.
Someone in particular licked her lips. My dog Lea. She was right on the spot when I went into the kitchen for a short while – suddenly the brie and the danablu (Danish blue mould) had gone…