Aug 022017

Ingredients:
1/2 pound fresh blueberries
1/2 pound fresh raspberries
5 sprigs fresh thyme
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup Ritrovo Selections Aged Balsamic Vinegar

Directions:

  1. Macerate fruit and thyme in a glass bowl, mix in 1 cup sugar, stir thoroughly. Cover with a clean cloth and let sit on the counter for 2-3 days, stirring occasionally, making sure all the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Strain the fruit mixture through cheesecloth or fine mesh sieve into another bowl and compost discard seeds and pulp.
  3. Mix in the cup of balsamic vinegar and bottle. Will keep in the refrigerator for 6 or more months.

Add shrub to sparkling water, cocktails, salad dressings or drizzle over fresh fruit or ice cream.

NOTE: You can add herbs to the fruit shrubs also, try blackberry with basil, or raspberry with lemon balm.

About Keli Sim DeRitis

Keli Sim DeRitis is an artist, designer, passionate cook, teacher, and tour guide. Keli founded Poggi Bonsi in 2001 to share her love of European travel, food, wine, and culture. Connect with me on Google+

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Keli Sim DeRitis is an artist, designer, passionate cook, teacher, and tour guide. Keli founded Poggi Bonsi in 2001 to share her love of European travel, food, wine, and culture. Connect with me on Google+


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