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Sour plums

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BoyFromTheBigBadCity Fri 16-Jun-17 22:00:39

Just that. I have a large punnet (about 1kg I think?) of ripe plums that are still sour. What can I do with them? I live alone and have been told to cut red meat so the obvious combo with pork or duck, or crumble, is less obvious. I don't really eat pudding. Should I just stew them and give it away?

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DifficultLemonDifficult Fri 16-Jun-17 22:51:13

I like to poach them with cinnamon, vanilla and star anise, then I have the resulting concoction as part of an overnight oats-type thing with greek yogurt, oats, chia seeds and hazelnuts or almonds.

Blondie1984 Sat 17-Jun-17 00:02:54

I would roast them in the oven and have them with porridge / yoghurt / ice cream

Cooked sour fruit also works well with oily fish - like mackerel, sardines etc

BoyFromTheBigBadCity Sat 17-Jun-17 00:34:55

I have sardines in the freezer - does griddling work?

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NewToRenting Fri 23-Jun-17 19:09:46

I had a lot like that once. A bit of googling later, I chopped them up and cooked on the hob with sugar and couple of tablespoons of water...20 min later lovely homemade jam!

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