Kumquat Compote

Kumquat Compote

Just boil with white wine and caster sugar. Use this in cooking or in desserts.


800 g
Caster sugar (half the weight of the kumquats)
160 g
White wine (1/10 the weight of kumquats)
80 g


1. Wash the kumquats and cut in half. Remove the seeds.
2. Put all of the ingredients into a pot. Lightly stir.
3. Turn the heat to low and cover with an otoshibuta drop lid. Simmer for 30 minutes.
4. Place it in a storage jar (sterilized by boiling or with alcohol).

Story Behind this Recipe

Since it's the season for delicious kumquats, I made a compote.