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what do you do with red currants?

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dissle Mon 13-Aug-07 13:30:26

bought a punnet, dunno what to do with them?

lizandlulu Mon 13-Aug-07 16:34:57

i used to put them in a pan with a touch of balsamic vinegar, some honey and a spoon full of water, then just reduce them till you get a sauce type consistency, and serve on top of steak. its very good!!

dissle Mon 13-Aug-07 19:28:07

so you cant use them as a sweet then, in a crumble say?

lizandlulu Mon 13-Aug-07 20:21:30

i wouldnt, mainly because they have a really pungent tangy flavour, and an all redcurrant crumble would be too much. you could add them to other fruit, like plum or apple for a crumble, i bet that would be nice.

BreeVanDerCampLGJ Mon 13-Aug-07 20:22:37

Here

Kewcumber Mon 13-Aug-07 20:23:20

I'd bin them. Cut out the middle man and same yourself some time...

dissle Tue 14-Aug-07 21:32:48

taht looks really nice actually, that recipe bree.
am going to put a small sprinkle in an apple crumble i think.

thanks all x

berolina Tue 14-Aug-07 21:34:28

I eat them raw with lots of brown sugar and icecream (chocolate and/or bourbon vanilla). Love 'em. (Season more or less over here ).

dissle Tue 14-Aug-07 21:35:51

OMG THAT sounds even better...ice cream and sugar delish...defo going to do thaat

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