Dragon Blend Consomme with seasonal fruit, blossoms, & lemon sorbet
Recipe by: Kristian Crossen
This recipe serves 4
For the tea:
2 tsp Dragon Blend (green tea)
500ml filtered or spring water
1.5 tsp Wild flower honey
0.5 tsp lemon juice
For the seasonal fruit:
75g Fresh red currants
100g Fresh blue berries
100g Fresh raspberries
150g fresh strawberries, quartered
1 Peach, halved, stone removed and sliced
12 Lemon thyme leaves
6 Edible nasturtiums, petals picked
6 Lavender flowers, removed from stem
Good quality lemon sorbet
1. Steep the tea in hot, not boiling water for 3-4 min and strain.
2. Sweeten with honey, fresh lemon and chill.
3. Rinse fruit and prepare.
4. In 4 chilled bowls add a few pieces of each fruit. Ladle 125ml of Dragon Tea over the fruit. Sprinkle with the petals and thyme leaves. Top with a scoop of sorbet and serve!
This dish can be enjoyed with melons, pears, apples or any other ripe seasonal fruit!