Quick Apple and Date Compote

Turn up your cheese board offering this season with chef Gary Rhodes' recipe for a quick apple and date compote
Gary Rhodes Quick Apple and Date Compote
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Gary Rhodes Quick Apple and Date Compote
December 05, 2018

PHOTO BY Efraim Evidor
RECIPE BY Gary Rhodes


3 apples, peeled, cored and chopped
100g spinneysFOOD Dates, pitted and roughly chopped
75g demerara sugar
1 tsp mixed spice
¼ tsp spinneysFOOD Salt
2 tbsp apple vinegar
1 tbsp chives, chopped


  • 1

    Place all the ingredients, except the chives, in a saucepan; bring to a simmer, cover with a lid. Stir occasionally until the apples have softened

  • 2

    Replace the lid and continue to rapidly simmer, allowing any remaining liquid to reduce to a syrupy consistency

  • 3

    Once cooked, leave the compote to cool



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