This compote -- herbed and sweetened red wine poured over pears and berries -- is delicious on its own, but we like to serve it in wine goblets with Almond Tuiles draped over the rims.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium bowl, combine strawberries, raspberries, and pears.

  • In a medium saucepan, heat sugar and 1 cup water over medium-high heat until sugar has completely dissolved. Add geranium leaves, and remove from heat. Cover, and let steep 10 minutes.

  • Stir wine into mixture in pan, and pour over fruit. Cover bowl with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 1 1/2 hours. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before serving.