At the height of the season of berries – the time when you can really enjoy the gifts of nature and to stock up with vitamins. Black currant is perhaps one of the most vitamin berries, leader in the number of nutrients.
In the season so just start the day with vitamin smoothies or make it instead of the usual snack. To do this, take a cup of currants, one or two bananas, a spoonful of honey if desired, add a glass of milk or a classic yogurt, kefir is also nice, whisk all in a blender until smooth – and useful nutritious drink ready in a couple of minutes. If desired, add a spoonful of oatmeal or bran. If you prefer the porridge in the morning, diversify it by adding a handful of fresh or frozen berries.
Curd dessert with currants and honey
Try to prepare a bright berry coulis, it can apply to a variety of desserts – ice cream and pancakes to the souffle, and panna cotta. You just have to grind in a blender currant with fine sugar and a couple teaspoons of lemon juice, rub through a sieve – and the sauce is ready, you can prepare it in advance and stored in the refrigerator up to 4-5 days. A couple of spoons of the coolies in the tea perfectly tones and gives vivacity.
Yoghurt ice cream with blackberry
Currants perfectly stored in frozen form and almost loses the useful properties, which means that you can enjoy this wonderful berry regardless of the season. If you decide to freeze currants yourself, remember that the fruit must be dry to excess fluid not to deform them by freezing and subsequent defrosting.
Muffins with black currant
With currants make great fragrant pies, which are also easy to prepare. You will need a shortbread dough or minced, they pave a baking dish, put the stuffing and close the top bars of the test or the formation by making cuts in several places for the steam. For the filling, take half currant or blueberry raspberry, add sugar to taste, a tablespoon of starch and do not forget to add a teaspoon of cinnamon, it blends well with berries, with it, even the most simple and uncomplicated pastries acquires a new depth of flavor.
Biscuit with black currant
If you are lucky and black currant growing in your garden, do not be lazy to rip a handful of leaves and add them to the tea when brewed. In addition to the wonderful flavor you get a great tonic drink.