Friday, 16 October 2009

Foodie Friday -strawberry grape liquor

yesterday strolling around some of the very very interesting and beautiful
tablescapers who where linked at Susan's place..
(you are all soooo amazing and creative!!!)
I come around something new...
the foodie friday!

why not try :)))

do you know strawberry grapes? (
vitis vinifera "fragola")they are sooooo perfumed and so sweet.
last year we (
tatiana and I) made a lot of strawberry grape jam..
but this year I tried the liquor.
wow!! it is fantastic! of course, having a base of grappa it is not
sweet, it is actually very dry.
but the perfum!!! incredible!
strawberry grape liquor

strawberry grape liqueurs
you need:
1 cluster of vitis vinifera "fragola" strawberry grape
1 liter of grappa
wash the grape berries quickly under runing water.
detach the berries and put them on a piece of baking paper on a tray to dry in the sun.
withdraw in the evening if you have humid nights.
this will take 20-40days depending on the weather (mine took 50 days drying!!)
pour all the berries in a big glass jar and pour whole the bottle of grappa over them-
close the lid, and let marinate in a shadow place.
after 20 days filter and...taste!!!
pour in bottles and let rest for other 6 months.
yes, it will take a lot of time.
but I promise it will be worth it! :)))

strawberry grape liquor
I'm sending this recipe over to Michael at Designs by Gollum
brigidaa_te: can't find the grappa or you just can't stand the smell :)))
you can use vodka! some procedure...;)
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm :))))


  1. I can honestly say I've never heard of strawberry grapes. They sure look and sound amazing though!


  2. I don't think I have ever heard of strawberry grapes. Do they have another name as well? I would love to know about them. I would love for you to participate in Crock Pot Wednesday whenever you can.

  3. I have never heard of a strawberry grape....
    My son has a large vineyard and grows several different kinds but.....not strawberry. Maybe we call them by a different name??
    Thanks so much for the recipe....

  4. ciao, and sorry for the delay in answering.
    I found some facts about this grape in Shoot gardening
    try this link:
    strawberry grapes usually it is plant just for domestic use. like eating them directly from the plant :))

    @darnold, please, try the link above.
    and yes..I'd love to participate. thank you! :)

    @bj..perhaps, the latin name is Vitis vinifera "fragola".
    fragola in italian is strawberry. it is not a common grape sort. very few grow it for commercial use.

    but the grapes really smell and taste of strawberry. even the dried ones.

    thank you for passing by.


thank's for passing by :)

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