Salty Strawberries & Spicy Pineapple: How To Season Fruit

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I remember the first time I noticed my mom sprinkling salt over her watermelon before eating. I was flabbergasted! What in the world was she doing to ruin the perfect summer fruit? Turns out, she was on to something. Read on for more fruit seasonings that will literally change the way you taste fruit!

Winne Young over at Gilt Taste put together a primer on seasoning fruit this week. It’s the perfect time to think about this because it gives an excuse to serve fruit just as it is, with a touch of seasoning. What better way to showcase the season?

Young presents several recipes, including one that I’m dying to try: strawberries with matcha salt. This salt and green tea combination adds a slightly bitter and salty flavor to fresh ripe strawberries.

Do you salt and season your fruit?

Read more: How to Season and Spice Fruit by Winnie Young at Gilt Taste

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