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Red wine-poached tamarillos

You'll need

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.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people

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Jul 2010

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