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Make your own 100 Mile: Popsicles!

August 10, 2011

Gearing up for our Growing Chefs! Going Local! Local Food Challenge, we’ve started to collect some great 100 Mile recipes. Here are a few icy treats from the Executive Chef of Bishop’s, Chef Andrea Carlson.

Nootka Rose and  Raspberry Popsicles

Nootka Rose

Ingredients:

1/2 cup wild harvest nootka rose petals
1 cup raspberries
1 cup water or rose wine
1/3 cup honey

Heat raspberries with water ( or wine) and honey.
Cook 5 minutes until fruit is cooked down.
Pass through a strainer and pour while hot over rose petals.
Cover and cool.
Strain and pour into popsicle molds.

Savoury Sapo Bravo Cucumber and Fennel Pollen (with Victoria Gin)

Fennel Pollen

Ingredients:
1 cup cucumber juice
1/2 cup water
Victoria Gin to taste – 1.5 oz (optional!)
Salt
2 teaspoons chopped yellow flowers of blooming garden fennel

Buzz all in blender and freeze in molds.

Apricot and Tarragon Popsicles

Apricots

Ingredients
1.5 cup apricots, pitted and chopped
1/2 cup honey
1.5 cup water or apple juice
2 sprigs tarragon

Cook all ingredients in small pot until apricots are soft.
Remove tarragon sprigs and process all in blender until smooth.
Strain.
Cool and freeze.

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