Orange and apple “compote“


(For 4 portions)

  • 4 golden apples 
  • 2 oranges 
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar 
  • 500ml water 
  • 80g raisin sultana
  • 50g red quinoa
  • 1 punnet Atsina Cress 


  • Soak the sultana in freshwater overnight.
  • Peel and dice the apples.
  • Place in a saucepan with the sugar, water, the juice and zest of one orange.
  • Bring to simmer and let cook for 5 minutes, take off the heat and cover the pan, let cool down on its own.
  • Cook the red quinoa in cold water.
  • Drain the cooked diced apple keeping the juice.
  • Using a mixing bowl, mix together the cooked apples, the cooked red quinoa, the soaked sultanas, the zest of the second orange and one punnet of freshly cut Atsina Cress.
  • Gather the orange wedges from the remaining orange and dress the plate or serve as a healthy fruit salad.

Recipe: Franck Pontais

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