Red wine-poached tamarillos

AT A GLANCE

  • Serves 6 people

  • 12 tamarillos
  • 700 gm white sugar
  • 350 ml red wine
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped
  • 1 qty chocolate mousse
01   Cut tamarillos almost in half lengthways, leaving stem end intact, set aside.
02   Combine sugar, wine, vanilla bean and seeds and 250ml water in a saucepan, bring to the simmer over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar (3-5 minutes). Add tamarillos, cover with baking paper, weight with a plate, cook over low heat until tender (5-10 minutes).
03   Remove tamarillos from syrup, then reduce syrup over high heat to 800ml (10-15 minutes). Cool slightly, then pour over tamarillos and refrigerate until chilled (2 hours). Serve tamarillos with chocolate mousse.

Topics:

RED WINE, MASTERCLASS, VANILLA, TAMARILLOS, FRENCH, DESSERT, WINTER

Recipe:

LISA FEATHERBY

Photography:

VANESSA LEVIS

Styling:

LISA FEATHERBY

FEATURED IN

Jul 2010

Jul 2010

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