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compote
ruffled thumbprint-style compote made by the Fenton Art Glass Company

com·pote

 (kŏm′pōt)
n.
1. Fruit stewed or cooked in syrup.
2. A long-stemmed dish used for holding fruit, nuts, or candy.

[French, from Old French composte, mixture, from Latin composita, feminine past participle of compōnere, to put together; see component.]

compote

(ˈkɒmpəʊt; French kɔ̃pɔt)
n
(Cookery) a dish of fruit stewed with sugar or in a syrup and served hot or cold
[C17: from French composte, from Latin composita, feminine of compositus put in place; see composite]

com•pote

(ˈkɒm poʊt)

n.
1. fruit stewed or cooked in a syrup, usu. served as a dessert.
2. a stemmed dish, often with a lid, for serving fruit, nuts, candy, etc.
[1685–95; < French; Old French composte < Latin composita, feminine of compositus composite; compare compost]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compote - dessert of stewed or baked fruitcompote - dessert of stewed or baked fruit  
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
Translations

compote

[ˈkɒmpəʊt] Ncompota f

compote

[ˈkɒmpəʊt] ncompote f

compote

nKompott nt

compote

[ˈkɒmpəʊt] n (Culin) → composta, conserva di frutta
References in classic literature ?
Five are making compote (which meant compost), "four are shifting the oats for fear of a touch of mildew, Konstantin Dmitrievitch.
1 For the compote, put the blueberries in a pan with the icing sugar, vanilla extract, orange zest and orange juice, on a medium heat.
However, I've spiced them up and I'm serving them with orange cream and spiced blackberry compote and a little gold glitter to add an extra Christmassy feel.
I love to serve it with an onion compote, which brings a lovely natural sweetness to the dish.
Aspiras used the Tefal Titanium Expertise for two desserts: Chocolate Crepes, Cream Cheese and Summer Berry Compote and Faux Carbonara.
I chose strawberries and here, some are cooked down with a little sugar until syrupy, their somewhat elusive flavour condensed into a compote that is baked inside the tart.
Remove the dish from the oven and leave the compote to cool completely.
MAKES 8 PANCAKES INGREDIENTS 100g blueberries (we used Chilean blueberries which are in season right now) 75ml sparkling water 3 eggs 100ml milk 50g melted butter 250g buckwheat flour Blueberry and lemon compote 50g caster sugar 250g blueberries 1 tsp lemon zest 200g Greek yoghurt to serve 1 Firstly, puree the blueberries and sparkling water together until they make a fine pulp.
As well as fresh berries, I add a compote in the centre, which enhances flavour and creates a surprise when cutting or biting into.
Little did I know that this brave little compote has been missing a vital component until now: a sugar as pure as spring sunshine with enough fire to subdue rhubarb's sour side.