French berry recipes are refreshing, healthy, and sophisticated. These recipes feature blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, red currants, and strawberries.
This fresh-tasting berry pastry cream is incredible hidden away in chocolate or lemon pastry. It’s also wonderful layered into a Génoise cake or petite crepe cakes.
Blueberries and Merlot make an excellent flavor combination. This is perfect for an elegant dinner or an engagement party menu. Although blueberries are available year-round, for the strongest fresh-picked flavor, make this sorbet in the summer months.
This blueberry sorbet recipe uses slightly less sugar than most other versions. The resultant flavor is one of nearly intoxicating blueberry flavor. Fresh berries can be found throughout most of the year in produce sections. For the strongest fresh-picked flavor, make this sorbet in the summer months.
Quatre Quarts translates into “four fourths” and is a traditional French pound cake. Some creative liberties have been taken here with the addition of vanilla and dried blueberries.
For outstanding flavor, use homemade Blueberry Port Wine, or buy a premium quality dry berry wine. Serve with quatre quarts cake or a dense torte.
Quatre Quarts translates into “four fourths” and is a traditional French pound cake. Some creative liberties have been taken here with the addition of vanilla and dried cranberries.
Eau-de-vie de framboise, the famous raspberry brandy, serves two purposes in this recipe. It adds a refreshing, bright flavor to the sorbet, and the alcohol in it prevents the mixture from hardening into an ice block.
This refreshingly tart sorbet makes a perfect accent to any meal. Serve it as a light dessert or as an unexpected palate cleanser between courses.
Raspberries are a refreshing way to perk up rich white chocolate mousse.
Pure red currant jelly the color of scarlet stained glass is something of a French obsession… and not a bad one, either. There’s satisfaction in beholding the simple beauty of a jar of translucent, succulent jelly you made by hand.
Both children and adults love this fresh berry soup. It’s lovely when used to round out an entrée salad for a light, healthy meal.
This fresh strawberry sorbet is incredibly bright tasting and refreshing. It’s equally welcome as a warm afternoon refreshment or a shocking palate cleanser in the dead of winter. Make sure to use fresh berries for this recipes, as frozen strawberries are often lacking in flavor.