Quick-Stewed Plums

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Modern Mediterranean

Modern Mediterranean

By Melia Marden

Published 2013

  • About

I have a weakness for quick-cooked fruit desserts like this one. Planning in advance and making an elaborate cake can be very satisfying, but it’s often more realistic to have a recipe on hand that you can throw together in minutes, especially if you’ve just cooked a full dinner. I love the way the pigment in the plums’ skin infuses the cooking liquid, making for a vivid contrast with the vanilla ice cream. At the restaurant we serve a breakfast version of this dish—chilled, drizzled over G