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4 ripe nectarines, halved
100g/4oz ricotta cheese
1 tablespoon Demerara sugar
1⁄2 teaspoon ground star anise,
• Arrange the nectarine halves, with
the cut side facing upwards, in a
shallow flameproof dish.
• Put the ricotta in a small mixing
bowl. Stir in the sugar.
• Using a teaspoon, spoon equal
amounts of the mixture into the
hollow of each nectarine half.
Sprinkle with the star anise.
• Cook under a medium-hot grill for
6–8 minutes until the nectarines are
hot. Serve warm.