Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Fruit salad


4 peaches
4 nectarines
1 cup of blueberries
2 teaspoons of fresh, chopped thyme
1 teaspoon of grated ginger
1/4 cup of lemon juice
1 teaspoon of lemon zest
1/2 cup of water
1/4 cup of sugar (depending on how sweet the fruit is, you may be able to skip all together)
Or 1 tablespoon of agave syrup in lieu of water and suga


If using water and sugar place them into a saucepot and bring to a boil and liquid is reduced by half into a simple syrup. Allow to cool. Chop up the peaches and nectarines and place them in a bowl with the blueberries. Pour over the cooled simple syrup or agave syrup. Add the thyme, lemon juice, lemon zest, and ginger. Stir and cover with plastic wrap, place in the fridge and allow to macerate for one hour. Serve.


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