Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Christmasy Fruit Compote
Contributed by: EvaAdded: Feb 07, 2008 at 05:03 AM


A lighter Christmas pudding, which is also said to do good for your possibly tired Christmas digestion.

  • 125 grams dried apricots
  • 125 grams dried figs
  • 300 milliliters white wine
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 5 cloves (whole)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar [or agave syrup]
  • 2 pears
How to make it:
  1. Place halved figs and apricots in a shallow pan.
  2. Add the wine, lemon juice, spices and sugar.
  3. Cook slowly for five minutes, or until the fruit is nearly cooked.
  4. Peel the pears and cut into sectors.
  5. Put them into the pan and cook for another five minutes.
  6. Pour the compote into the serving bowls and let cool.