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Cooked Grapes with Cream (Jacques Pépin)


Cooked Grapes With Cream (Jacques Pépin)

This week, the members of I Heart Cooking Clubs (IHCC) are making Jacques Pépin's party dishes. We can make hors d'oeuvres, canapes, dips, small bites, mini desserts, or any type of drink to start a soirée!

Photo credit: IHCC

I make Jacques Pépin's Cooked Grapes with Cream to join in the fun. To add on, June is also the month I celebrate my wedding anniversary and birthday. So, hubby and I have a low-key celebration with this delightful drink. It'd be great if we have some liqueur in the house though; Jacques Pépin lists Cognac as an optional ingredient. :D


Recipe adapted from here.

Ingredients: 
(Serves 2)

14-16 seedless red grapes, stems removed
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
Juice from 1/2 lemon
1 tablespoon raw honey
2 teaspoons sour cream


How to:

1. Place grapes, vinegar, and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook gently for about 5 minutes. The grapes will lose their red color and begin to crack open.

2. Meanwhile, combine lemon rind, lemon juice, and honey in a bowl. When grapes are cooked, add them to the lemon-honey mixture and stir well.

3. Serve in wine glasses, garnished with a spoonful of sour cream.


So pretty!

I absolutely love the refreshing explosion of flavors in my mouth from the combination of grapes, yogurt, apple cider vinegar, lemon, and honey.




I'm linking this post with I Heart Cooking Clubs (IHCC) for this week's theme, Get This Soirée Started!

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This post is also linked to the event, Little Thumbs Up (June 2015 Event: Cream) organized by Zoe (Bake for Happy Kids), Doreen (My Little Favourite DIY) and hosted by Diana (The Domestic Goddess Wannabe).

8 comments

  1. Happy Birthday and Anniversary!

    That fruity drink looks perfect for a celebration.

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  2. Hi Joyce,
    I can imagine the tangy refreshing flavors of this delightful drink.
    Happy Anniversary and blessed birthday ^-^!

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    1. Thanks Karen! I always love your lovely words of encouragement. :)

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  3. A very happy birthday and anniversary to you! I love this cooked grape and cream dessert. So glad to read that you loved the flavor explosion. I'd love to try this myself! Delicious!

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  4. Happy birthday and anniversary! What a wonderful drink to toast the special occasions. I'd love to try it for the explosion of flavors in the mouth.

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  5. Hi Joyce,

    Happy Birthday and anniversary! What a lovely dessert to celebrate this special occasion!!!

    Cheers!

    Zoe

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