Remember those stories about the Garden of Eden that you have heard? Supposedly, it wasn’t an apple with which the serpent tempted Eve, but a Pomegranate. Maybe even a Pomegranate cocktail.
Originally native to parts of China, India and the Middle East, the pomegranate made its way into western civilization with the onset of trade. Celebrated by ancient Egyptians but purposely avoided by early meat loving Europeans, the word pomegranate means seeded apple. Pomegranates gained popularity in more recent years with its identification as an antioxidant rich “super fruit” and remains one of the few fruits that are nearly impossible to find out of season.
Lucky you, pomegranates are in season during November and December and serve as a great addition to a multitude of culinary adventures, from salad dressings, homemade jellies and that’s right, cocktails. Read More