Orondo Ruby® Cherry Gin and Tonic

2019-01-03T17:27:17+00:00

When the sun gets hot, nothing beats a cherry gin and tonic at cocktail o’clock! This gorgeous drink looks fancy but is actually very simple to make. Make use of seasonal produce by garnishing your gin and tonic with fresh cherries, berries and basil. The syrup can be made with any type of cherry, but Orondo Ruby cherries give this gin and tonic a beautiful pale pink color. Make the syrup ahead of time to give it time to cool. YIELD: 1 cocktail Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS Cherry gin and tonic 2 fl. oz gin 1 fl. oz [...]

Orondo Ruby® Cherry Gin and Tonic2019-01-03T17:27:17+00:00

Creamy Summer Salad with Orondo Ruby® Cherries

2019-01-03T17:27:23+00:00

YIELD: 2 mains/4 starters Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS For the dressing 1/2 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)* Juice of half a lemon 1/2 cup water (plus extra if required) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 generous pinch of ground black pepper For the salad 4 cups spring mix or assorted baby greens, packed 2 cups Orondo Ruby cherries, stemmed, halved and pitted 1 medium cucumber, peeled 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped 4 tablespoons basil, chopped METHOD Start by making the tahini dressing. Put the tahini and lemon juice in small bowl and whisk until combined. Pour in the [...]

Creamy Summer Salad with Orondo Ruby® Cherries2019-01-03T17:27:23+00:00

Orondo Ruby® Cherry Plum Crisp

2019-01-03T17:27:38+00:00

The Orondo Ruby® cherry has a distinct flavor and the higher level of acid compliments juicy plums perfectly in this easy summer crisp recipe. Don’t forget the vanilla ice cream! YIELD: 6-8 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS Fruit mixture: 3 cups Orondo Ruby® cherries, pitted and torn into halves 2 cups ripe plums, pitted and sliced (about 3-4 plums) ¼ cup pure maple syrup 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice Topping: 1 ½ cups oats ½ cup quinoa flakes ¼ cup of sliced almonds, toasted 1 cup of Medjool dates, pitted (about 10 [...]

Orondo Ruby® Cherry Plum Crisp2019-01-03T17:27:38+00:00