Thursday, 1 January 2009

A fresh & bold start to 2009

Happy new year! 

No baking today, but I thought the first day of 2009 warranted a brightly jewelled breakfast. Instead of rubies, how about pomegranate seeds? Can't think of an orange-coloured jewel, but persimmons (or kaki/sharon fruit as they're also known) look great and taste delicious.

Finally I reckon a few almonds and a dusting of cinnamon won't go amiss, and a squirt of lemon juice lifted the persimmon so the whole dish had some zing to it. Place all of this in a pretty martini glass - or any glass for that matter - and scoff away! 

Who said breakfast had to be boring??

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