Berry Season is upon us and while stuffing a fresh handful in your face might be the best part of summer, there are many other delicious ways to enjoy these little juicy super-fruits.
One of the most pleasing ways to enjoy them, is to make a simple sauce. It's easy to do, and the best part is that you can use all the berries that have more "personality" and it will taste just as good!
Make it yours.
The basics are the same for all sauces, but you can play with the ingredients. Try our different liquids, herbs and spices and pair your sauce in unexpected ways.
Follow our simple directions to make a special sauce for your next meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner or desert)!
- 2 Cups Fresh (or Frozen!) berries.
- 2- 3 TBSP Sugar, or Honey
- 1-2 TBSP Chipped herbs, or
- 1 tsp Freshly ground spice (like Black Pepper or Chilli Flake)
- Kosher Salt to taste
- Rinse & de-stem/de-pit 2C of Berries (skip if frozen), and add to a small sauce pan over medium low heat.
- Add Sugar (or honey) and fresh herbs. You might need to add 2-3 TBS of liquid to get the berries going. Water, citrus juice or your favourite spirit will work)
- Bring the berries to a low boil, smushing with a spoon or potato masher intermittently while they cook down.
- Cook the sauce down to your desired consistency. This is a great opportunity to look fancy doing the finger test down the back of a spoon. Season to taste.
- When the sauce is done, make sure to cool it before serving.
DO AHEAD: Sauce will keep for 3-4 Days in a sealed container!