Port and star anise quince pudding
1 bottle (375 ml) pink port 70 g sugar 6 whole star anise 2 whole cinnamon sticks 3 large quinces, peeled and cut in quarters
Warm the port and all the other ingredients together in a medium pot. Add the quince pieces and simmer slowly for about two hours, turning often for even cooking. It may be necessary to keep the pot covered at the beginning, and you may have to add some water at a later stage.