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Fruit and Bird's Nest
|Fruit and Bird's Nest|
2 ounces bird's nest pieces
2 Tablespoons small white rock sugar pieces
2 almost ripe peaches, remove stone, blanch and peel, then cut each half in four slices
10 blanched almonds, halved
1. Prepare bird's nest soaking them in water overnight in the refrigerator. Drain, then bring to the boil and simmer for ten minutes; then drain and cool. Clean them of any drbris with a tweezer, and repeat as necessary.
2. Boil sugar with one cup of water until it dissolves, then transfer it to the top of a double boiler and keep over boiling water.
3. Add peaches, bird's nest pieces, and the almonds and simmer over boiling water for one hour. Serve with the liquid putting some into individual bowls.