Grape Blueberry And Apricot Compote
|White grape juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Dry white wine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Vanilla bean||1 , split lengthwise|
|Freshly grated nutmeg||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Blueberries||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Picked Over)|
|Dried apricots||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), sliced thin|
|Seedless green grapes||1 Cup (16 tbs), halved|
|Fresh lime juice||1 Tablespoon (Use As Per Taste)|
|Freshly grated lime zest||1 Teaspoon|
In a saucepan combine the grape juice, the wine, 1/4 cup water, the honey, the vanilla bean, and the nutmeg and boil the mixture for 2 minutes.
Add the blueberries and the apricots and simmer the mixture for 1 minute.
Add the grapes and simmer the mixture for 2 minutes.
Transfer the fruit with a slotted spoon to a bowl.
Remove the vanilla bean, scrape the seeds into the syrup, and boil the syrup for 2 to 3 minutes, or until it is thickened slightly.
Stir in the lime juice and the lime zest and pour the syrup over the fruit.
Chill the compote, covered, for at least 3 hours or overnight and serve it with ice cream if desired.