Any compote liquid not used can be combined with yoghurt to make a smoothie, slightly diluted to taste with water (or milk if the fruits used will not cause it to curdle) for a delicious quick drink or simply used to add sweetness to a fruit salad. Bring to the boil and immediately turn down the heat. light brown sugar 225g/8ozs fresh Raspberries – more if you wish Rosewater/Rose syrup to taste (optional) Gently stew the chunks of rhubarb in the sugar until soft but still holding its shape.
(for those who like it) may possibly be reminiscent of cough mixture to some and is definitely a warming winter mixture, but we enjoy it at any time of year. Simmer very gently for about 30 minutes, or until the fruit is tender but still identifiable.
Just accomplished enough to make his way onto the professional circuit, but not skilled enough to be a consistent winner, he now works as an instructor at a London tennis club.
The wealthy Tom Hewett (Matthew Goode), who is as impressed by Chris's charm and good looks as he is by his game, takes a tennis lesson from the young man.
Though Nola initially puts up some resistance, Chris gently nudges her in the direction of an affair.This idea was found at two sources, but is my own variation: a mixture of an idea from a recipe by Claire Macdonald on the UKTV site, Lemon Cream with Rhubarb & Orange Compote and a recent free recipe card, Super Sticky Rhubarb, found in Sainsbury’s supermarket. Immediately squeeze juice over pears pieces before they go brown. Poach over low heat for 10-15 minutes, or until pears are soft.Compote can be kept in a sealed box in the fridge for up to four days, so it is worth making a double quantity. Peel pears and cut lengthwise into 8-12 long pieces depending on size of pear (or smaller chunks). Add empty lemon shells to pan and stew with pear to add flavour. Passion soon ignites between the two, and they have a one-time sexual encounter, even as Chris and Chloe plan their wedding.Nola resists, however, when Chris makes additional attempts to wheedle her into bed.Chris's intelligence and wit also make a strong impression on Tom's pretty sister, Chloe (Emily Mortimer), who soon falls for him.