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Figs, Bananas and Blueberries in Citrus Broth

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Category: Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Fresh orange juice
  • 1 c Fresh grapefruit juice
  • 3 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ts Fresh ginger, finely
  • -shredded
  • 2 tb Honey
  • 1 tb Rum
  • 16 Figs, ripe, black
  • 1 Banana
  • 3 tb Blueberries
  • 8 Mint leaves, chopped
  • Fresh mint leaves, for
  • -garnish


Directions (prep 10 mins; steeping 60 mins; chilling 60 mins) Select 16 or
20 figs (serving 4.) In a medium, nonaluminum saucepan, bring to a boil
citrus juices, ginger, honey and rum. Meanwhile, prick each fig with a fork
several times. Peel banana and cut into slices. Plunge fruits gently into
boiling juices. Turn off heat, cover and let cool. Refrigerate for 1 hr.
Serve in shallow, rimmed soup plates and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

NOTES : Hubert Keller, Great Desserts from the Great Chefs, by Baba S.
Khalsa and Andrea Opalenik (Chronicle Books) offer a flavor battle: sweet
versus tart paraphrased from Orlando Ramirez's article RIV PE 29 AU 96.

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