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Peaches Au Bandol

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Ingredients
  Red wine 750 Milliliter
  Red bandol wine 750 Milliliter (1 Bottle)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Lemon 1
  Lemon 1 , freshly squeezed
  Cinnamon stick 3 Inch
  Peaches 8
  Peaches 8 , rinsed (Just Underripe And Unblemished)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large heavy non-reactive pot, mix the wine, water, sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon stick together.
2) Bring to a boil, stirring 1-2 times until the sugar is dissolved, then simmer on a low heat.
3) Stir in the peaches, cover with the parchment paper and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until done. Remove the peaches with a slotted spoon from the liquid and allow to rest cool.
4) In a large serving bowl, strain the wine syrup, then skin the peaches and return the peaches into the syrup.

SERVING
5) Place the peaches in individual compote dishes, ladle 1/4 to 1/2 cup of the wine syrup over each peach and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Poached
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peach
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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