Fast Recipes

Giovanni Pilu’s warm spiced berries with balsamic vinegar and goat’s curd

A salty-sweet combination that just works.
Three glasses, one in the foreground, two in the back, holding a tumble of mixed berries, goat's curd and balsamic vinegar. A spoon lies in the foreground.Con Poulos

“Pairing summer berries with goat’s curd makes for a different take on strawberries and cream,” says Pilu. “The addition of balsamic makes the perfect salty sweet combination.”


Goat's curd


1.Add sugar and vinegar to a saucepan over low heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Add spices and bay leaves and heat until flavours develop (2-3 minutes). Stir in berries, then set aside to cool.
2.For goat’s curd, whisk ingredients in a bowl to combine.
3.To serve, add 2 tbsp berry mixture, then 1 tbsp curd in glasses in alternate layers, finishing with a layer of berry mixture.

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