When I bought some plums which turned out to be hard and woody, I converted them to compote by simmering them with a stick of cinnamon and a little annato seed in water with a little ruby port. 36 more words
I used this recipe. It only took 15 minutes to make the balsamic reduction, not 50 as stated. I mixed the garlic in directly with the mushrooms before baking as I intended to eat them immediately and wanted to avoid the pan-frying stage. 42 more words
I found the recipe here, but it was published here earlier, and this seems to be the original version. The pesto is made with sunflower seeds and red cabbage, and I chose to add purple sprouting broccoli to the dish. Pretty and tasty!