Framboises, myrtilles and mûres too, adding raspberries, blueberries and blackberries to the strawberries whose discovery today’s title celebrates. (“Ah, voici las fraises!” = “Ah, here are the strawberries!”) What else would one say in France, when finding the perfect topping for three slices of local shortbread? Sablé Breton (or, “Brittany Sandies”) is France’s version of… Continue reading Ah, Voici las Fraises!
Summer brings luscious fruit in abundance, particularly berries, which lure us all with their juicy sweetness. Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries garner loads of attention and acclaim, and justifiably so, but save some love for the blackberry! The generous-sized fruit offers abundant nectar and a subtle sweetness that’s evocative of a cool breeze rustling a shady… Continue reading Remember the Blackberry!