Sour cherries and berries compote

Spring is here. Or better to say, summer is here because for the last 2 weeks is been very hot for this period of time. So, here is something light and refreshing for hot days. compote

Ingredients

1 kg cherries

1 cup mulberries

1 cup red currants

1 cup raspberries

1/2 vanilla bean, split in half

2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 tablespoon  Cognac, optional

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

4 cups water

Directions
 Combine all ingredients in a large pot. Cover, and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally,  about 30 minutes.  Remove the vanilla bean pods. Let cool completely.
Enjoy!!!
compote
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