Blueberries With Lime Sugar by Doug Hawrish

Another recipe to enjoy the best of B.C. Blueberries.

Ingredients for Blueberries With Lime Sugar

3 TBSP sugar

Juice of 2 limes

2 pints of blueberries

1 sprig of mint cut into chiffonacle (thin strips)

Citrus zest confit (follow recipe below)

1/2 cup of yoghurt

Directions for Blueberries with Lime Juice

Dissolve sugar and lime juice in a large bowl by stirring, add berries and toss well.

After all the berries are coated, add mint and citrus zest confit.  Toss well again.  Serve berries with yoghurt on the side.

P.S. Sugar may be substituted for honey or Agave syrup. Yum.

Ingredients for Citrus Zest Confit

2 limes, lemons, oranges or grapefruit

1/3 cup sugar

1 cup water

Directions fro Citrus Zest Confit

Remove peel from the fruit with a pairing knife or fruit peeler.  Ensure pith is removed from the peel.  Cut zest into strips.

Combine 1 cup of water and 1/3 cup sugar in a small pot.  Bring to a boil and add strips of zest.  Reduce pot to simmer.  Losely cover pot and reduce liquid by half.  Remove from stove and allow mixture to cool.  Strain the zest and store in airtight container


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