Christie’s Favourites: Cherries9

Posted on December 14, 2008 by ChristieTaste Tests

So many recipes, so little time!

I thought a good way to keep track of all the gorgeous recipes I find everyday at my favourite food blogs was to start posting a weekly round up featuring a theme ingredient.

That way I can share my discoveries with you and save a load of bookmarks for myself. Clever, huh?

If you (or I) ever want to find a particular archived ingredient in this series, the nifty little search bar in the top right hand corner will prove very helpful.

This week’s ingredient is CHERRIES.

Here we go:

  • Pickled sour cherries by the wonderful David Lebovitz sound absolutely moreish. If only they were easier to get hold of fresh here in Oz!
  • The always inspiring Jaden from Steamy Kitchen has my heart with her Persian sour cherry saffron rice. So many drool worthy ingredients in one dish should be illegal.
  • Nicole at Pinch my salt certainly got my attention with her Mini cherry cheesecakes, the photo is adorable, the way the sauce dribbles onto the plate…

Have you got a favourite cherry recipe? Leave me a link in the comments.

Happy eating, Christie


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  • Thanks for the shout out sweetie! I wonder what next week’s will hold ;) The other dishes look fantastic, luckily I’ve never met a cherry that I didn’t like :)

  • Great list, I love cherries but always end up eating them all out of hand. The next time they are in season here I will buy a huge batch and try out some of this recipes. :)

  • Wow, those are all some great cherry recipes! I love cherries so I am intrigued by them all!

  • ooh, I just tried a really simple cherry strudel recently…got the recipe from taste but I used real cherries instead. Dead easy and so tasty!

  • Lorraine – You’re welcome! Me too – I love all cherries :)
    Robin – I always eat them fresh too, that’s the best way!
    Noble Pig – You’re a great cook, you’ll be good at them all, I’m sure.
    Reemski – Mmm I love cherry strudel. Thanks for the link!

  • ahh what a delicious looking list. those mini cherry cheesecakes look amazing

  • What a GREAT idea, and cherries are in season now too! I can go buy a massive box and whip something up easily.

  • Hi Christie!

    Great cherries round up…I’m big fan of cherries!! Fresh, ice creams, jams or in desserts :)

    Gera .:. sweetsfoods

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