The round orange Pumpkin has many variations in the German cuisine, and one usage is to make a compote, or "Kompott" as we say in German. You practically can make compote with the most fruit. The Pumpkin Apple compote is a sweet dish and it is served in Germany often with German Griessbrei (Semolina Pudding), Rice Pudding, or Vanilla Pudding. Happy Cooking!
Ingredients Pumpkin Apple Compote
1lb pumpkin pieces
1/2 l water
4-5 tbsp sugar
zest of 1/2 lemon (organic)
1 cinnamon stick
4-5 tbsp apple vinegar
Cooking Instructions Pumpkin Apple Compote
- Cut the pumpkin meat in regular pieces or ace out little round balls with a spoon.
- Bring the water with the vinegar, sugar, cloves, cinnamon stick and the lemon peel to a boil, and add the pumpkin pieces.
- Boil it until the pumpkin pieces look transparent (time depends on the kind of pumpkin you are using)
- Let it cool off and remove the cinnamon stick and cloves; add more sugar if it is not sweet enough.
Serve it cold or warm.
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