Raspberry Coulis

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Coulis is basically a fresh fruit sauce with no seeds.  It should be somewhat tart, and hold its shape well enough for a consistent garnish or decoration.  This recipe works well with mango, kiwi, blueberries and strawberries, as well as raspberries.  I even use thawed raspberries very successfully.  Raspberries and chocolate are so wonderful together.  A small amount drizzled on anything chocolate always makes it that much more delightful.  Although a plated dessert is met with joy by most, there’s a real simplicity about serving a simple chocolate cake passed with a small bowl of whipped cream and a pitcher of raspberry coulis.  Continue reading