This recipe for mango-kumquat relish is courtesy of Carmen Gonzalez and should be used in her Tembleque recipe.
- Yield: Makes enough for 6 tembleque
Source: The Martha Stewart Show, February Winter 2008
- 1 cup orange-flavored rum
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 star anise
- 1 stick cinnamon
- 2 whole cloves
- 1 1/2 cups fresh green mangoes, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup kumquats, thinly sliced
Place rum, sugar, star anise, cinnamon, and cloves in a large heavy-bottomed saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat to medium and let simmer for 5 minutes. Add mangoes and kumquats and continue simmering for another 5 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer to refrigerator until chilled.