Here’s one last hurrah for summer, juicy melon and tangy tomatoes mixed with basil and walnuts for a light side salad. This heirloom tomato and cantaloupe melon salad with a balsamic reduction is great for appreciating the last few days of summer.
A tangy blackberry tomato ketchup with just enough sweetness and a hint of heat. Especially amazing with sweet potato fries, but also so many other things.
These savory plum and goat cheese tarts are a great summer appetizer, including a spiced plum jam swirled with mild, whipped goat cheese blend in a nutty pastry case. Beautifully highlighted by a bit of mint and a drizzle of aromatic olive oil.
This variation on the traditional lemon meringue pie can be made with any combination of stone fruits – peaches, nectarines, cherries, apricots, or plums. A fun use for whatever stone fruit you have an excess of. Less tart than the original, most of the sweetness comes from the fresh fruits and is topped with a pillowy meringue that gets lightly toasted in the oven.
This blueberry buckle is a coffee cake with lots of fresh blueberries and a generous helping of streusel topping. Serve with yogurt and you can almost convince yourself it’s breakfast.
A white nectarine salsa with a subtle sweetness, earthy flavours and just a hint of spice. Excellent with fresh tortilla chips or served on chicken or fish.
A sweet and sour, herbaceous apricot lavender sage shrub plus a bright apricot shrub gin spritz to make from it.
This unique pasta salad with sweet apricots and salty prosciutto is an excellent addition to any summer event.
This cherry mascarpone ice cream has a mild, fresh fruit flavour that balances with the cheese for a sweet, creamy treat.
A tangy blueberry shrub with garden basil and balsamic for an exciting summer beverage that can be served with (or without) alcohol.