Red Currant and Lime Sorbet

I bought some red currants at my town’s Farmer’s market recently.

red currants

I was so pleased because they’re not easy to come by, and I cannot overstate how much I enjoy these tart little gems. I almost ate them all in one sitting!

I thought about putting the ones that I did not initially devour into a sweet goodie, but it’s so very hot…I did not want to bake.

So I decided to play up their sour side by incorporating them into a lime sorbet.

photo of limes

I took a chance and made this for dessert the night some new friends were coming over for dinner. I wasn’t sure this was a good plan…what if the recipe bombed?

Well, I am happy to report that the sorbet turned out to be delightful in every way. We loved the pretty pink hue, and thought the sweet/tart flavor was perfectly balanced. I’m hoping I can find more red currants this weekend so that I can make it again.

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Red Currant, Pomegranate, and Kefir Lassi

A lassi is a yogurt-based drink popular in India and Pakistan. Sometimes salty and sometimes sweet (Indian restaurants here in the United States usually make them with mango), lassis are often enjoyed after a spicy meal. This red currant and pomegranate lassi made with kefir is not at all traditional, but I think it makes … Read more