The Main Ingredient Of The Dish: Redcurrant

Redcurrant is a tart and tangy berry with a unique sweet-tart flavor that pairs perfectly with savory dishes. Here are five delicious recipes where redcurrants take center stage:

1) Red Currant Chicken: This dish features juicy chicken thighs marinated in red wine and fresh herbs, with a delicious topping of lightly toasted crumbs combined with melted butter and red currants. Serve with a side of roasted vegetables for an easy yet elegant meal.

2) Red Currant Scones: These scones are a delectable combination of sweet, flaky pastry, crunchy sugar crystals and tart red currants. Perfect for breakfast or brunch, they’re sure to be a hit!

3) Red Currant Vinaigrette: This simple yet flavorful dressing is made with extra virgin olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice and honey, combined with a generous helping of sweet-tart red currants. Perfect for jazzing up salads or roasted vegetables!

4) Red Currant Jam: Homemade jam is the perfect way to capture summer’s bounty and enjoy it year-round. This recipe combines sweet sugar, pectin and tart redcurrants into a thick, spreadable treat that can be used on toast, muffins or as a topping for ice cream.

5) Red Currant Chutney: This zesty chutney is made with fresh redcurrants, onions and garlic, simmered in a mixture of vinegar, sugar and spices to create an incredibly flavorful condiment. Perfect for adding a bit of tangy-sweetness to sandwiches, burgers and more!