Adapted from Mollie Katzen's Sunlight Café
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Yield: 2 servings (easily multiplied)
We normally expect a fruit dish to be sweet,
but this one is a refreshing surprise! A delightful tart and tangy
flavor takes center stage, and the sweet touches are merely
accents. It's unusual. Serve this as an appetizer, a snack, a
breakfast dish, or even for dessert.
1/2 cup fresh strawberries, wiped clean,
hulled, and sliced
2 teaspoons sugar
3/4 cup cold buttermilk
- Divide the berries between 2 serving bowls. Sprinkle each
bowlful of berries with 1 teaspoon sugar, and let the strawberries
just sit there and macerate in the sugar for about 15 minutes.
- Divide the buttermilk among the bowls, pouring it over the
- Stir gently and either serve right away or cover tightly and
refrigerate for up to a day, then serve cold.