Blackberries with Mint & Honey-Crème Drizzle

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups fresh blackberries ½ cup heavy cream ½ cup crème fraiche ¼ cup honey ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped Maldon salt Mint leaves, for garnish Directions Arrange berries in 6 single serving bowls. In a medium bowl, whisk together heavy cream, crème fraiche, honey, and mint until thick and creamy. Spoon […]

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Blackberry Holy Basil Rose Summer Sparkler

Ingredients ½ cup blackberries ½ cup water 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon lemon zest 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons holy basil laves ¼ cup elderflower liquor Sparkling Rose Lemony Basil Sugar* Directions Make a simple syrup but thicker like a puree syrup with the blackberries water and honey, let cool.  Blend with fresh basil, […]

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Blackberry Mango Mint Cava Granita

Not quite a cocktail but still makes the cut on our list of spectacular summer herb & sparkling wine recipes and we just simply couldn’t leave it out!

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Blackberry Mango Mint Salsa

Summertime salsas have come a long way from the tomato, onion and cilantro salsa of our past. Spicy, smooth, sweet, cool, sultry, tangy, and down right sassy; that is how we like our summer salsas.

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Blackberry Moose Tamales

Makes 20 tamales Ingredients For the Blackberry Moose 4 small red dried chilies 2 ancho dried peppers 4 pasilla dried peppers 2 cups water 1 medium tomato, chopped medium 1 medium yellow onion, chopped medium 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon cumin seeds, toasted 1 teaspoon all spice 1 teaspoon […]

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Blackberry Sage Agua Fresca Sparkler ( Spiked with Elderflower Liquor and Linoncello)

Makes  1 small mason jar of mix Ingredients ¼  cup blackberry puree ¼ cup blackberry sage syrup* ½ cup lemon juice ¼  cup limoncello ¼ cup elderflower liquor Sparkling RoseLemony Sage Sugar* Sage Leaf Directions Place all the ingredients except sparking rose and sugar in a blender and blend until smooth.  Strain and chill.  Place […]

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Blackberry-Basil Buckwheat Flax Crepes with Basil Sweet Cream

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 cups blackberries ½ cup turbinado sugar ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped 2 cups 2% milk 1 tablespoon sugar in the raw 1 teaspoon sea salt 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted ½ cup buckwheat flour ¾ cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon golden flaxseeds 3 eggs Basil Sweet Cream (recipe follows) DIRECTIONS […]

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Blackberry-Sage Fumé

Sweet and Smoky is the jest of this one. An intoxicating and powerful drink, its silky and sultry texture with its sweet and smoky vibe, allows one to forget the intoxication factor while experiencing summer’s luscious blackberry offerings. Makes one drink Ingredients 1 ounce tequila  blanca (*Espolon) 1 ounce mescal (*Del Maguey Minero) 1 ounce […]

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Dried Ginger Blackberries

Makes ½ cup dried fruit Ingredients 1 cup blackberries 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 2 tablespoons honey Directions Preheat oven to 225° F. Mix ginger and honey in a small bowl. Brush liquid mixture over berries evenly, and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place in oven for 4 to 5 hours or […]

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Fruit, Herb & Nut Parfaits

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon fresh lemon thyme leaves 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves, chopped fine ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Greek yogurt, plain or vanilla flavor ½ cup blackberries ½ cup strawberries, cut in half and hulled ¼ cup sliced almonds 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds […]

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Ginger Blackberry Buttermilk Scones

Makes 6 scones Ingredients 2 ⅓ cups all purpose flour ⅓ teaspoon baking soda ½ tablespoon baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ cup sugar ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cold and cut into 1-inch cubes ¾ cups buttermilk 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger ¾ cups dried ginger blackberries, chopped 1 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter, […]

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