Words and photos by Sara Axelrod, special to Edible DC
French chef Jacques Pepin once said, “If you have extraordinary bread and extraordinary butter, it’s hard to beat bread and butter.” That’s how I feel about blackberries this summer. They have reached the peak of their growing season right now and have been exceptional, standing up to the heat, plump and sweet. The epitome of the perfect summer berry, blackberries are the perfect accompaniment to both sweet and savory dishes.
The recipes here really showcase blackberries at their peak. Simple ingredients, unassumingly prepared, coming together to create a delicious dish that tastes the way summer should.
Warm Goat Cheese and Blackberry Salad with Honey Thyme Vinaigrette
This salad pairs the sweet and complex berry with creamy warm goat cheese medallions perfectly accentuating the summer’s best ingredients. (Serves 2.)
Goat Cheese Medallions
– 1 large egg white
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