Basil, Berry and Walnut
A syrupy-sweet berry gastrique, fresh fruits and crunchy nuts will elevate your
oatmeal to breakfast nirvana.
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Cook the shallots in butter over medium low heat until translucent, about 5 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients (berries, sugar, white wine, vinegar, and salt) and bring
to a boil, then drop to a simmer and cook until fruit is very tender, about 15 minutes.
Puree mixture and pass through a fine mesh strainer to remove fine seeds.
Taste to adjust seasoning and tartness, and then chill to hold.