Strawberry Soup

Strawberry Soup

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2015 Maywine

2015 Maywine

Ingredients

  • 1 pint strawberries
  • 1/2 cup Latah Creek Maywine
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice

Directions

Wash and hull strawberries. Slice 3 and set aside. In covered blender, on medium speed, blend all ingredients (add up to 1/2 cup sugar to taste) until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Ladle into chilled bowls and garnish with sliced berries. Serves 4.






Ellena's Notes

Latah Creek’s winemaker blends together premium Washington white wines (usually a combination of Johannisberg Riesling, Chenin Blanc, and Gewurztraminer) with fragrant woodruff herbs and natural strawberry concentrate. This wonderfully fruity wine was developed from a family recipe brought to this country years ago by a Hungarian winemaker who years later passed it on to our winemaker.

Maywine can be served chilled or over ice as a wonderful aperitif. The addition of a floating strawberry in the glass makes a striking presentation. Mix with equal parts of soda water for a refreshing summer cooler. For a quick and easy wintertime mulled wine, heat Maywine in the microwave (do not boil) with a cinnamon stick. Maywine also makes an excellent accompaniment to curry dishes.


Eat Simple, Eat Well, Ellena