Peach Compote

Castro Marim
Associação ODIANA - Roteiro dos Sabores do Baixo Guadiana , 8950-000 , Alcoutim, Castro Marim e VRSA , Castro Marim


1 kg of ripe peaches, 750 g of sugar, juice of 1 lemon, 1 stick of cinnamon, glass jars q.s.


Jams are very typical products, made with whole fruits or pieces, boiled in sugar, with water or with fruit juice, consumed as sweetened puree. Among the most traditional are the jams of orange, plum, strawberry, tomato, pumpkin and the delicious peach compote.

Begin by peeling the peaches, cut them into slices and put them in a pot. Add the sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon stick, wrap and leave to marinate for 1 hour. Bring to a boil, simmer, reduce the heat and cook for 1 hour by removing the foam from the surface. Remove from heat and let cool. Then divide the preparation into previously sterilized vials. Store in a dry place away from light. It can be tasted with bread, toasts, cheeses, as a starter or in
Several desserts.

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