Canned fruit in a pot "Winter rumtopf"
Rumtopf (it. Rumtopf) - literally means rum pot. This dish of German cuisine, which is a fruits and berries in sweet syrup with rum. According to tradition, to prepare rumtopf begin in the summer, when strawberries ripen first. In a deep pot pour the rum, put the berries, cover with sugar, mix and wait until the next ripe berry. As the ripening of berries and fruits - put them in a pot, adding the rum and sugar. The composition of rumtopf not clearly regulated - there are strawberries, and currants, and plums, and apples, and cherries, and pears - in General anything that grows in your garden. When the summer is over, and the pot will be filled to the top of the berry-fruit platter - take it away in a cool place for two months. In the process of maturation of rumtopf, fruits and berries secrete a juice, the sugar dissolves, the fruit juice is mixed with sugar and rum... my God, how can withstand two months???