Peach-Blackberry Compote with Basil Syrup
What You Need
1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons dry white wine
3 sprigs fresh basil, plus more for garnish
2 2-1/2-inch strips orange zest
3 cups sliced peeled peaches, (3-4 medium) (see Tip)
1 cup fresh blackberries
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1) Combine sugar and wine in small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Remove from heat. Add 3 basil sprigs and orange zest; stir to immerse. Cover and let steep for 30 minutes.
2) Strain syrup into a small bowl, pressing on basil and zest to release maximum flavor.
3) Shortly before serving, combine peaches, blackberries, lemon juice and basil-infused syrup in a serving bowl; toss gently to coat. Serve garnished with basil sprigs.