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Spiced berry compote with whipped brocciu

Spiced berry compote with whipped brocciu

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 125g fresh French brocciu
  • 2-3 drops vanilla bean paste
  • 2 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp fat-free, thick-set natural yoghurt

For the Compote:

  • 150g Bonne Maman Cherry Compote
  • 75g blueberries
  • 1 star anise or cinnamon stick
  • 50g fresh raspberries
  • 1-2 tbsp toasted caramel granola
  • Finely grated zest of 1 small orange
  • Fresh thyme to decorate

Method

Method

  1. Put the compote into a small saucepan with the blueberries and star anise, and heat gently for 2-3 minutes. Pour into a bowl and leave to cool. Remove the star anise, stir in the raspberries and leave to macerate overnight.

  2. Put the cheese, vanilla and sugar into a bowl and whisk for 3-4 minutes until smooth and creamy. Fold in the yoghurt and chill overnight.

  3. Divide the cheese mixture between 2 serving plates and spread with the back of a spoon. Spoon the compote on top and scatter with the granola and orange zest to serve. Decorate with a few fresh thyme sprigs.

Cooks tips

Cooks tips

  1. Brocciu is a white soft cheese from Corsica, mostly made from whey of the milk. It is very familiar to Italian ricotta, and can be eaten as it is or used in savoury or sweet recipes.

Good to know

  • Brocciu is a white soft cheese from Corsica, mostly made from whey of the milk. It is very familiar to Italian ricotta, and can be eaten as it is or used in savoury or sweet recipes.

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