peaches poached in wine (melocotones en vino)

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2 cups (500 ml) dry white wine
1 cup (250 ml) dry sherry
1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
Rind of 1 lemon
2-inch (5 cm) piece of cinnamon stick
4 - 6 large, ripe peaches, peeled and pitted

combine the wine, sherry, sugar, lemon rind, and cinnamon stick in a saucepan and bring to a boil over moderate heat.  Place the peaches in a bowl and pour the hot wine mixture over them.  Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 days.  Serve with a little of the syrup.  Serves 4 to 6.

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posted by sasha on 11 Feb 06 - 5478 views


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