Poached autumn fruits in warm sangria

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Preparation info
  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in
Gourmet Food for a Fiver

By Jason Atherton

Published 2010

  • About

SANGRIA ACQUIRED A POOR REPUTATION HERE IN THE 70S AND 80S, WHEN IT WAS REGARDED AS A CHEAP THING TO DRINK ON DODGY HOLIDAYS IN BENIDORM. WHEN MADE PROPERLY, HOWEVER, IT TASTES FANTASTIC.

Ingredients

Sangria:

  • 750 ml red wine
  • 200 g frozen mixed berries

Method

  1. For the sangria, put the wine, frozen berries, ground coffee and sugar into a large saucepan. Bring to the boil, stirring to encourage the sugar to dissolve, then lower the heat and simmer very gently for 10 minutes. Take off the heat and set aside to infuse for 45 minutes.
  2. Pass the sangria mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl, pressing the pulp with the ba