Spiced Poached Plums
2 cups sugar
peel of 1 lemon
juice of 1/2 lemon
5 star anise pods
1/2 tablespoon black peppercorns
2kg (kilograms) washe'd plums
1-Bring all the ingredients except plums to boil with 1 litre water. Boil for about 10 minutes.
2-Add plums, reduce heat, cover and simmer until plums are soft - about 10 to 15 minutes.
3-Chill and serve with vegan yogurt, vegan ice cream and what have you.