Lemon Thyme Sorbet
a refreshing palate cleanser
frozen fruit juice, sugar, water and
herb leaves formed into balls served in stemmed glasses,
a refresher usually served before the main entree.
Prep Time:10 min
Total Time: 10 min
Yield: 1-1/4 cups
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
Zest from 1 lemon and
1/2 cup juice
2 tablespoons fresh Thyme herb, chopped
herb leaves and/or sprigs for garnish
Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan, bring to a boil. Add the zest,
juice and the herb. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Set aside to cool. Strain the mixture then transfer to a shallow container, cover and freeze until firm.
Remove from freezer, puree in a blender or mini food processor until smooth. Put into a small bowl, cover and freeze again.
When ready to serve use a melon baller to make 1 to 3 small round balls per person. Place in a stemmed glass, add the garnish and serve.
recommendation: Pinot Gris|