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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.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 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.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Apricot/Apricot Juice1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N A
Pear/Pear Juice1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N N
Fig (Fresh/Dried)2 ,3 ,4 B B B B N B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wine (White)- N B N N N B A A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Clove- N N N N N N N N
Cardamom- N N N N N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Feb 08, 2008 at 05:22 PM By: Don