Countdown to Summer: Currant Pastries

Because of their tart flavor, currants work beautifully in acidic meat sauces as well as sweet, dense cakes. Cook them with sugar to make a compote filling for layered pastries.

June 21st is Summer Solstice, or the first official day of summer. Honest Cooking is counting down to the longest day of the year with recipes featuring seasonal produce. Eat it while you can!

Get the recipe for the compote here.

Johannisbeeren (red currant) Pastries from Semifluid.com on Vimeo.

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