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Poached Guava    Veg   CD  DP  Fijian  25mins plus cooling



Serves 4     Cold  Vegetarian   Vegan   Fruit   Gluten Wheat Dairy free  Eggless   Fiji   Oceania




8  ripe Guavas

360ml/12fl.oz. Water

100g/4oz  Sugar

60ml/2fl.oz. Lemon Juice






1. Peel the guavas and cut into halves. Remove the seeds and pulp and set aside.


2. Cut the guava flesh into strips about 12mm/   inch wide. Set aside.


3. Put the seeds and pulp in a saucepan together with the water, bring to the boil and cook for 5 minutes.


4. Strain the mixture and rub through wire sieve into a clean saucepan. 


5. Add the sugar, lemon juice and guava strips to the strained mixture in the pan, mix well and boil slowly for about 3-4 minutes or until the fruit is soft.  Remove from the heat and allow to cool.


5. Serve cold with ice cream.




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