Compote Wiki - What is the compote?

Compote is a dessert originating from medieval Europe, made of whole or pieces of fruit in sugar syrup. Whole fruits are cooked in water with sugar and spices. The syrup may be seasoned with vanilla, lemon or orange peel, cinnamon sticks or powder, cloves, other spices, ground almonds, grated coconut, candied fruit, or raisins. The compote is served either warm or cold..

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Definitions of "compote"

  • Fruit stewed or cooked in syrup. noun
  • A long-stemmed dish used for holding fruit, nuts, or candy. noun
  • A dessert made of fruit cooked in sugary syrup. noun
  • A dish used for serving fruit. noun
  • A preparation of fruit in sirup in such a manner as to preserve its form, either whole, halved, or quartered. noun
  • a bowl-shaped dish having a stem, and a base smaller than the bowl, used to serve compotes or other items, such as candies, nuts, or fruit; a compote dish. Compotes may be made of different materials, such as glass, porcelain, or silver. noun
  • Fruit stewed or preserved in syrup, sometimes with spices. noun
  • Same as compotier. noun
  • dessert of stewed or baked fruit noun

The word "compote" in example sentences

And no clue what to do with them all, other than that compote from a couple days ago and a pie or two.. [Archive 2009-07-01]

He added: "I wouldn't mind but their vanilla panna cotta with raspberry compote is absolutely bloody terrible.". [Archive 2007-03-01]

To have the feet in compote (stewed fruit) (when one's feet feel like jelly) = avoir très mal aux pieds = to have sore feet. [Expressions]

The folks behind the cooking kiosk at my favorite market just handed me something they call a compote; intended to replace cranberry's role ... [Maggie's Farm]

Of all dishes there are few to equal what is called a compote of fruit, and there are probably few sweets more popular than --. [Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery A Manual of Cheap and Wholesome Diet]

If you’re careful to choose red instead of green rhubarb stalks, the compote will be a pretty pink color.. [The City Cook]

He noticed that the large 'compote' (as it was called in his trade) which marked the centre of the table, was the production of his firm.. [The Old Wives' Tale]

Oddly enough, this is the way in which they prepare tea in Cashmere and other parts of India, with this essential difference, though, that the Orientals mitigate the astringency of the herb with milk and almonds and divers ingredients, tending to make a sort of "compote" of it.. [Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (1 of 2) (1888)]

[1] Although RC's clerk wrote "compote" RC probably dictated "compute" as the word was in use by 1720.. [Letter from Robert Carter to William Dawkins, July 14, 1720]

Put a scoop of warm apple compote onto each serving of waffles to serve.. [Carolyn Scott: Fit for a Queen Mother's Day Brunch]

Simple New York cheesecake with some blueberry compote.. [Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Pan and a Giveaway! | Baking Bites]

Likewise a serviceable white-chocolate parfait was vaguely introduced to a strawberry compote.. [Restaurant review: the Crooked Well]

In the center of a gray slab of slate sits a small rectangle of thin pastry, topped by a layer of fruit compote and a coating of deep-black blood sausage, with a dollop of foie gras.. [Made Better in Japan]

It had 6 ingredients total (I just made the tenderloin, not the compote), took exactly how long they suggested (less than 30 minutes total) and was definitely the best thing I have ever cooked in my life.. [Goodbye, 'Gourmet' magazine |]

The white asparagus spears lying draped over a vegetable compote, like trees fallen into a swamp.. [Jack Garner, Parsley Farmer]

I wanted to use a fresh berry puree for the waffles instead of the apple nut compote we had the week before.. [Recipe for Love]

Compote Translates

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Compote Word Data

  • Pronunciations(kŏmˈpōt)
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  • Hyphenation com pote


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