I recently bought a fantastic bottle of olive, a delicious smoked oil so incredible that I couldn’t help putting it on everything I ate. First, I whisked it into a salad dressing. Then I drizzled it over my coconut sorbet dessert. Then I had a little more on top of fresh cut strawberries
And that was all on the first night.
The next morning, after I’d stirred some of the oil into my morning yogurt, I excitedly told a friend about my new find. Her eyes went wide as she listened to me go on and on. Finally, she said, “Olive oil on sorbet? Weird.”
Olive oil on sorbet (and yogurt, and fresh fruit) might seem strange, but it shouldn’t. Just as you might sprinkle a little cinnamon on your oatmeal, stir some fresh herbs into a bowl of soup, or top your ice cream with a sprinkling of sea salt, so too can you use olive oil as a flavor enhancer. Read More