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How to make berry coulis

Coulis is a French term for a sauce made from puréed fruits.

You can use, thawed, frozen fruit in the winter. Just drain off some of the juice before using the berries.

Servings: Makes 1 cup

Ingredients

3 cups raspberries

1/4-1/2 cup sugar

freshly squeezed lemon juice

Method

Put the berries in the food processor or blender) with a 1/4 cup sugar to start. Blend until you have a liquid. Taste and season with lemon and more sugar as necessary.

Strain the sauce through a fine sieve into a bowl to eliminate any seeds.

Put sauce in a sealed container and refrigerate. It should keep for about 3 days.

If you are using this as a plate garnish and need it a little thicker, cook on the stove. Put the sugar and berries in a pot and cook down, simmering for about 15 minutes until some of the juice is reduced and the mixture is thickened. Strain and cool.

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Sue Riedl worked for 12 years in the Toronto film industry where her culinary passion was ignited while consuming countless unhealthy snacks off the craft service table. More

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