Recipe "Gem of shallots with prunes and chocolate":
- 500 g very fine shallots
- 100 grams of prunes, pitted
- 20-30 grams of dark chocolate (70-80% cocoa)
- 1 glass of red sparkling wine
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- sea salt, freshly ground black pepper
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Prunes cut into thin strips. Clean the bulb shallots, but leave them whole. In a skillet or pan with a thick bottom heat the oil, put the bulb (if the bulbs are large, cut them in half or into quarters). Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until soft lu-ka, 10-15 min., Depending on the size.
Add sparkling wine, sugar, honey, vinegar, salt,pepper and prunes. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cook, continuing to stir often until onions begin to caramelize, 25-30 minutes. Jam at this point should be quite thick. For 10 minutes. until cooked add the chopped chocolate into small pieces.
Remove from heat, let cool slightly and transfer to a glass jar. This jam can be stored in the refrigerator for about 2 months, eventually becoming tastier.