This can be made a day or two
before it is needed.
in the fridge until an hour or two before it is needed.
1 small stick cinnamon, snapped in
1 orange, finely grated and juiced
140g caster sugar (or to taste)
1 tablespoon Grand Marnier
Place the cranberries, port,
cinnamon, orange zest and juice in a small non-corrosive saucepan.
Bring to the boil and simmer uncovered
until the berries begin to pop and soften. Stir in the sugar and Grand Marnier
and adjust the sweetness to taste. Sugar has the effect of toughening the
cranberries, so do not add until this stage.
Remove the cinnamon stick and allow to cool before serving.
It will thicken as it cools.