THE DAIRY KITCHEN Shiraz, Raisin and Bay Compote with Washed Rind


Makes 1
Difficulty Easy
Preparation 10 MINS
Cooking 40 MINS
This caramelised onion, raisin and red wine compote is the ideal match for the strong, engaging washed rind.


1 tablespoon olive oil
3 onions, finely sliced
1 cup dark brown sugar
1 cup raisins
500ml Shiraz
2 bay leaves
5 cloves
freshly ground black pepper
wedge of washed rind, for serving
baguette, for serving


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat, add onions and cook for 10 minutes
  2. or until soft.
  3. Add sugar and cook for a further 5 minutes, before adding raisins, wine and spices.
  4. Simmer for 30 minutes until dark and slightly syrupy.
  5. Spoon mixture into an airtight container or jar and refrigerate for up to 1 month.
  6. Serve compote at room temperature with baguette and wedges of Fire Engine Red.

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