300g cherries (stemmed)
2 cardomom pods
1/2 of a vanilla pod
1 cinnamon stick
1 star anise
375 cl red wine
A pinch of nutmeg powder
75g cane sugar
Wash & stem the cherries.
Heat a sauce pan with red wine, sugar & spices.
Boil for 10 mn & then cherries.
Reduce heat & turn the cherries frequently.
Poach the cherries until they are tender (just 3 mn).
Transfer them on a serving bowl.
Boil the red wine until it's thick & glossy.
Remove from fire & drizzle the syrup over the cherries.
Serve this spicy poached cherries with vanilla ice cream / panacotta.