Red currants grow rapidly in the spring and early summer, while most of USDA Hardiness Zones 8 and above. The berries tend to mature all at once, so finding ways to use the fruit quickly takes some foresight. Of course there's nothing wrong with just filling. A bowl with them and eat them fresh with a little sweetened whipped cream, if you like the sharpness
Jelly is a fast and beautiful preparation with red currants. Do not worry so much about all the little tribes that will impact since it. Follow your favorite recipe, adding sugar and pectin. The bright red jelly will be nice, especially if you have a nice glass to have it in casting.
Currants are excellent in cereals and muffins. However, they are relatively common and it would be a waste seem to take such a beautiful fruit, almost jewel-like, and let it shrink. However, if you are in front of an unusually large harvest, dry them in a conventional dehydrator for the time recommended by the manufacturer.
Puree for meat dishes
Puree a stack of fresh redcurrants as a sauce for a special cut of meat used. Once it cooked with a little cut the tartness of the currants with some additional sweetness of gaminess and fat. Of course the beautiful redness quite a display on the plate and to surprise your friends and family.
Red Currant Tart
Red currant cake is a traditional dessert from Europe, where red currants are commonly grown. Baked a sweet cookie dough is dry. You layer the currants with a protein-sugar mixture, and then bake them back into the pie crust. The result is a lovely dessert that looks even better than it tastes and.
Creme de Cassis
Currants are a perfect combination of vodka. Pour the slightly crushed berries in a glass with the same amount of sugar, and add vodka to your favorite recipe. In a few months, the vodka macerates the berries turning ruby red. Although the traditional recipe calls for black currants, red currants equally delicious. When it's done, strain the liquid into a pretty glass bottle. The resulting syrupy crème de cassis is perfect on ice, mixed with other drinks or poured over ice cream for a fancy dessert.