Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 09:32:41 -0500
From: "Heaney, Marian" (Marian.Heaney@GSC.GTE.Com)
Winter Fruit Compote
2 cans (30g) apricot halves
1 c dry white wine
1 1/2 T cornstarch
3 T cold water
1 T curry powder
1/2 c lt br sugar
1 c dried pitted prunes
Pour 2 c apricot syrup into skillet. Add wine to syrup.
Boil rapidly until volume reduces to 1 1/2 c. Blend cornstarch and cold
water in large saucepan.
Stir in curry powder and sugar. Gradually stir in syrup-wine mixture.
Simmer, stirring constantly, 1/2 min. Add prunes and drained apricots.
Simmer uncovered for 5 min or just until heated through. Spoon into
chafing dish and serve with coconut.
Notes - Other fruit is good too, pears, peaches, dried or canned, even
Also, the longer it sits in the refrig., the better it gets.