If summer had a flavor, it would probably be the same taste as biting into a ripe berry. But thanks to frozen fruit available in your supermarket, you can enjoy the health benefits and summer-inspired taste of berries year-round. Whether you're using fresh or frozen fruit, these recipes are sure to please.
The mellowed acidity of aged balsamic vinegar pairs perfectly with the sugary sweetness of strawberries. For a special presentation, garnish with wild strawberries when available.
If you prefer a lighter dish, you can easily keep this salad lean and simple by omitting the walnuts and goat cheese.
Paper-thin crepes are improved upon health-wise with blackberries; this fruit is among the most fiber-rich you'll find and is a good source of vitamin C. Buttermilk -- a lower-fat alternative to heavy cream -- provides the base for the filling.
Adding extra lemon juice in step two will give the soup more tartness. Serve it thoroughly chilled, accompanied by tuiles, biscotti, or other crisp cookies. The berries' mild flavor is enhanced by fruity wine; buttermilk adds a tang along with a swirl of elegance.
The pork is encrusted with a spice rub that contains mustard as the dominant flavor but also incorporates pepper, coriander, and cumin. The dish is topped with a blackberry-mustard sauce and served with oven-baked fries.