Fragola & Kiwi in Fette, con Yogurt alla Menta e Mirtilli
Strawberry and Kiwi, with Blueberries and Minted Yogurt
my, we are beginning to get fresh strawberries here! Lovely, big, juicy
and wonderful ones- at least the ones I got today were! They were
almost a big as kiwi fruit! I was just planning on chopping up some
mixed fruit and adding it to my yogurt as usual- but then I decided to
get a little playful and have a little fun at the same time...
One other thing that I love in combination with fruit is fresh
mint. It always compliments and intensifies the fruits natural
flavors... so of course, the combination of fruit, mint and yogurt could
only be a good thing. And how!
is not even remotely close to being anything that could be described as
a recipe- but it makes for a jolly-delicious and healthy dessert! The
only thing that needed any preparation was the yogurt- and that was
simply flavored with mint syrup, straight from the bottle. There- I have
admitted it! And of course you can also use fresh mint, as I often do
for savory dishes, I just find the smoother consistency more pleasing in
a sweet dish. I added a hint of Stevia to make the yogurt sweet enough
to be used as a sauce- but you don't really need to add that much as the
syrup itself is already sweetened.
I cut the strawberry and kiwi in slices and reassembled them in
alternating layers. I didn't sweeten mine at all, but you could always
sprinkle the fruit slices lightly with sugar and let them marinate for a
little while- but the sugar will draw out the natural juices of the
fruits and it will look a little "slimier" that way... and obviously, I
wanted to have a pretty picture to show you!
I added a few blueberries for a bit of variety and dressed all
with a light drizzle of the sweetened, minty yogurt... and the
combination was delicious! And SO simple!