Prepare “Cupid’s Strawberries” for Valentine’s Day with the Ingredients of True Love and look for Cupid’s Arrow in the Gusto Story by Excellent Gusto! This Recipe is a signature dish by the great Chef Enzo Oliveri and inspired by the “diversity” of Love. Enzo, celebrity chef originally from Sicily, lives in London, where he is well known for the restaurant chain Fratelli La Bufala and also as a popular television personality alongside other celebrity chefs like Gordon Ramsay and Aldo Zilli. “Cupid’s Strawberries” are soaked with flavour and have an aphrodisiac aroma… a spell that will make you fall in love!
6 Ingredients of True Love:
1. Red Strawberry (Love)
2. Sugar (Tenderness and Understanding)
3. Pink Pepper (Spicy)
4. Orange (Lightness)
5. Balsamic (Tartness)
6. Butter (Relaxation)
Ingredients for ‘Cupid’s Strawberries’
400g strawberries, hulled; 1 tsp pink peppercorns; 40ml balsamic vinegar; 1 tbsp caster sugar; a knob of butter; 1 tbsp brown sugar; 40ml orange juice; mint leaves, to garnish.
Prepare the Balsamic Vinegar Reduction
Place the balsamic vinegar in a saucepan and put on low heat with caster sugar for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and leave to cool.
Prepare the Valentine’s Day Strawberry Salsa
In a frying pan place a knob of butter, pink peppercorns and brown sugar over a gentle heat until the sugar has dissolved. Add 200g of strawberries and the orange juice, and cook for 5 minutes.
Prepare the Dessert
Distribute the remaining strawberries in 4 glasses and pour in the Valentine’s Day Strawberry Salsa. Drizzle with the reduced balsamic vinegar. Garnish with mint leaves and serve hot.
Oh, Love! The joys and pains of love are like the sun and the rain that bring nice and bad weather… in your heart! I met the girl of my dreams in a park on a Spring day. Her hat went flying and I returned it to her. Her eyes were like two bright stars, her smile white as snow and her hair red like the fiery dawn. I fell madly in love with Mary. Upon reflecting on the serious things in life, I asked myself what Love was all about. I came to the following conclusion: “Love is…like a Strawberry: red, sweet, tart, genuine and savoury!”. Thrilled by this idea, that same evening I invited Mary to dinner and for dessert I prepared her a cup of strawberries thinking of Cupid! – George
And for you, what are the Ingredients for True Love?