( MAKES 8-12 )
Photo by Tamara West
- In a saucepan heat sparkling wine or rose, honey or light brown sugar, cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamom pods, bay leaves and the zest and juice of the orange or lemon until just boiling.
- Add plums and simmer until plums are tender (approximately 5 minutes).
- Remove from heat and leave to cool in the syrup. Serve with icecream, cream or yoghurt, or refrigerate and use the plums and the syrup separately in other dishes. See links below.