Poached peaches or apricots & lemongrass

Poached peaches or apricots & lemongrass

dessert recipes | serves 6

1. Gently heat the sugar and water in a small pan with the lemongrass over a low-medium heat until the sugar has dissolved. Carefully add the peaches or apricots, and gently press a circle of greaseproof paper down on top to keep the fruit covered with liquid. Cook at a very gentle simmer for 4?5 minutes for apricots, or 10?12 minutes for peaches, or until the fruit is tender, but not squishy. Pour into a bowl to cool.


Recipe Kate McCullough
Photo Sam Stowell

from Issue 30


? 50g sugar
? 400ml water
? 2 lemongrass stalks, halved lengthways
? 6?8 peaches or 12 apricots, washed

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