Summer is here!

Summer is finally here! hot days, beach, great nights, vacation… and wonderful ingredients!

For anyone who enjoys food and cooking, summer offers the finest ingredients—fresh local produce from the garden, farmers’ market, and grocery—to make any dish superlative. The key is to keep things simple and let the quality of seasonal ingredients shine through. It’s so easy, enjoyable, and affordable to indulge your cravings for fresh fruits and vegetables this time of year.

Basil, plums, watermelon, peaches, figs, tomatoes, corn, eggplant, blueberries, zucchini… all fresh and colourful to brighten up your lunch, give your dinner a special touch or have a cool breakfast on an early summer morning!

Summer fruits ! By bitememore.com
Summer fruits ! By bitememore.com
Get your Summer veggies | by Cozi.com
Get your Summer veggies | by Cozi.com

So many gorgeous things you can get in Summer. The choice really is difficult, because there are plenty of fruits and vegetables to chose from.

Here is a simple one, a fresh Blueberry Sauce, which you can serve chilled over a pound cake or an ice-cream. Serve warm over pancakes or waffles for breakfast. It can also be served with roasted meet. It goes great with it, enhancing its flavour.

Ingredients:

1 cup water

3/4 cup sugar

1 cup fresh blueberries

1 teaspoon butter

1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Preparation: Combine 1 cup of water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Add blueberries and remaining ingredients to pan; return to boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook 4 minutes or until berries pop, stirring occasionally.

Blueberry Sauce
Blueberry Sauce

Nice and simple, isn’t it?

Set the table. Get ready. Enjoy! 🙂

 

 

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