Warm Fruit Stew

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By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2002

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One of my favorite modernizations of a timeless classic dish (and one that you can cook in ten minutes) is this inevitable crowd-pleaser of fruit warmed slightly in sugar syrup and served with ice cream.

It is a dish for all seasons, using whatever ripe fruit is available, such as mangoes, papayas, figs, peaches, plums, nectarines, all kinds of berries including ripe green and pink gooseberries, cherries, and so on. But it does seem to reach its apotheosis with summer berries. If yo