Strawberry Fields Forever

This is the time of year when I look forward to eating an abundance of the sexiest fruit on the planet. But of course just as the punnet got cheap somebody had to sabotage the whole thing by sticking needles in them! Although I didn’t buy into the strawberry crisis back in September, the saga continued on national television for days, which made me think about how much I need strawberries in my life as much as Aussie farmers need the public to keep consuming them. After two months of complex investigation, authorities have arrested the strawberry tamperer in Queensland today. The 50-year old woman who threatened a whole industry and wasted so many delicious strawberries has to face the magistrate tomorrow morning.  She obviously didn’t know strawberries are considered an aphrodisiac because why would you tamper with that? The only tampering a strawberry should face is dipping it in dark chocolate.  A well-picked strawberry doesn’t need anything to enhance its flavour, but when you bite into a dark chocolate-coated strawberry its flesh becomes even more brilliant in colour and flavour.  It’s a very sensual experience that nobody should miss out on in their lifetime.  These little heart shaped morsels are so full of flavour and low in fat so you can spoil your friends and loved ones this Christmas while giving off the impression that they were either store bought or it was a very time consuming and delicate procedure only achievable by a trained chef.

Let’s celebrate a whole new season of strawberries this Summer.

Strawberry Fields Forever!

How to make dark chocolate coated strawberries

1 punnet of Piñata Strawberries (Or your favourite brand)
200g of Dark Chocolate for melting

Easy First Step
Line a tray with baking paper.  
Break dark chocolate into even pieces.  Place into a heat proof bowl.

Easy Second Step
Fill a saucepan with water a third of the way and bring to the boil. 
Reduce heat to low heat.
Place bowl you filled with chocolate pieces over the saucepan without it touching the water. 
As the pieces melt stir with a metal spoon until smooth.
Easy Third Step
Carefully holding the strawberry from its green stem dip the strawberries into chocolate one at a time.  
Let the excess drip back into the bowl before placing chocolate strawberry onto tray. 
Let strawberry set at room temperature or in the fridge if you prefer.

Final Step
Consume without guilt


Please always make sure you are not allergic to any foods in the ingredients provided before ingesting.