Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction

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Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction
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Times:

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
23 min.15 min.45 min.1 hour 23 min.

Step by step recipe

1Pour 750 ml red wine into a saucepan on medium heat. bring to the boil, then leave to boil gently until reduced by half.Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction : etape 25
2Add to the reduced red wine: 150 g caster sugar, 2 sprigs thyme and the zest of 1 lemon.Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction : etape 25
3Put the pan back on the heat and reduce again by half.Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction : etape 25
4Filter the contents of the pan through a fine strainer.Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction : etape 25
5You will now have a red wine reduction flavoured with thyme and lemon.

Leave to cool, then cover and refrigerate.
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6Prepare 500 g strawberries, remove the green tops and cut in 4 lengthways.

Put into a bowl.
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7Pour the cold red wine reduction over, mix well and leave to steep for 15 minutes.Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction : etape 25
8Divide out into small dishes and pour a generous slurp of the red wine reduction over.Strawberries in a thyme and lemon-flavoured red wine reduction : etape 25
9Finish with a beautifully piped rosette of whipped cream (Chantilly) and garnish, if you like, with a mint leaf.

Serve cool but, above all, not too cold.
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Remarks

If possible, opt for a fairly light red wine with not too much tannin.
If you don't have time to whip cream, replace this with a generous spoonful of thick crème fraiche, sprinkled with a little caster sugar.
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July 6th 2020.