Preserved Fruits Blog

Amarena cherries: the star ingredient in ice cream, cakes and sweet dishes

Candied Amarena cherries for dessertsAmarena cherries are becoming more and more popular with professional chefs as an ingredient in a variety of products. These cherries have stand out features such as an acidic taste and a dark (almost black) colour which brings an elegant touch and a delicious twist when mixed with other ingredients.
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How to use candied onion in sweet and savoury dishes

candied onion in sweet and savoury dishesIn recent times candied vegetables have burst onto the scene, embraced by many professional chefs in their repertoire. The most popular of this range is candied onions given their versatility and the fact that they can be used straight from the tin. No preparation is required. Candied onions can be added to the dish straightaway, saving a lot of time.
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Discover the benefits of red cherries, top fruit of the summer season

usos de las cerezas en almíbarRed cherries are a celebrated summer fruit, favourites due to their freshness, vibrant red colour and extraordinary flavour. Harvesting is happening now, from the middle of May, and continues until the end of June. Fresh cherries are used by cooks and bakers in their dishes when cherries are in season, whereas throughout the rest of the year professionals find excellent alternatives in preserved cherries or cherries in light syrup.
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Add a special touch to homemade desserts with glacé cherries or candied fruit cubes

candied fruit cubes in fruit cakeWe are living through times that we once thought were only in the realms of science fiction yet now they are our everyday reality. COVID-19 has locked down millions of people inside their homes, with the unexpectedly nice consequence that we now have more time to read, do things in family and learn new skills, including how to make delicious desserts.
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Creative baking with glacé cherries

Recipes using glacé cherriesCherries are a delicious seasonal fruit with a special flavour that has become synonymous with many types of baked goods. They are used as ingredients or as extras in several desserts. One of the many qualities cherries has is their ability to be used in combination with multiple types of textures, served either hot or cold, so that they appear in a number of different sponge cakes, pies, tarts, cream desserts, jams, confectionary, mousse … the list goes on.
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