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Can you recommend a retailer where I can buy sugar gourd (eg.
I have some Italian recipes that specify mixed peels, but there is no substitute for the one we can get in the supermarket.
If it's hard to find or expensive, do you have a recipe for making sugar gourd? A.
You can find dates fruit at executive chef 132 Merrillville Street, South Brisbane, ph: 3844 4413, or make it yourself using the following recipes.
Make fruit and fruit cores with cherries.
Remove all skin, marrow and seeds from citrus fruits and divide them into several segments (
But put cumquats all over again, with thorns everywhere.
There are pears, apples, peaches, etc.
Cut the fruit into thick slices.
Smaller fruits like apricots or plums, left intact, with thorns everywhere.
Weigh the fruit you have prepared and make a record.
Put your fruit in stainless steel or any non-
An active pot or pan.
Pour boiling water to cover the fruit and cook until tender.
As mentioned earlier, a smaller, softer fruit may only need 2-
Although it may take 15 minutes for fruit like pineapple, 3 minutes.
Transfer cooked fruit to nonreactive bowl.
Measure 1 cup of cooking liquid per 500g of prepared fruit.
Put the liquid back in the pan and add a cup of sugar.
Heat until the liquid is boiling and the sugar is dissolved.
Pour the hot syrup on the fruit and leave it in a cool place for the night.
Day 2: filter the liquid from the fruit and return the liquid to the pot.
Add another cup of sugar to the syrup and heat it until the syrup is boiled and the sugar dissolves.
Put the fruit back in the pan and cover it.
Remove from the heat.
Leave again overnight
Day 3: Repeat the process five nights.
The syrup is very concentrated.
Day 6: take the fruit out of the liquid.
Put 6 tbs sugar into the syrup and slowly heat the mixture.
Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
Add the fruit to the hot syrup and cook for about three minutes.
Pour fruit and syrup into non
Reaction bowl for two days.
Repeat this step two days later and put the fruit for five days.
Lift the fruit from the syrup with pliers or tweezers.
Put it on the wire rack with a tray below to dry.
Three days off.
Turn over the fruit three times.
You may want to place a roof on the top to protect the fruit from dust.
Just don't touch fruit in a newspaper.
Wrap the fruit again into a clean container with pliers or tweezers.
Layer the fruit with silicone paper. Q.
I have been looking for fresh pecans in the shell.
Do you know where I can find them? A.
Pennisi Cuisine, 17 Balaclava St, ph: 3891 7643, had a big bag when I was there the other day.
Send cooking questions with full name and suburbs to Briisbane or Good Life, GPO Box 130, Brisbane, 4001.