I’m from the south where, yes! Mint! and Peaches! Check out this yummy recipe that combines them both for a refreshing salsa. Also, there’s rum – but Roberta had me at mint and peaches. If you enjoy this dish, make sure you check out Roberta Roberti’s cookbook, Vegetarian Italian
If you’ve ever planted a little mint in your garden, you probably started out with one lovely little plant and ended up with a mint farm. You know what I’m talking about. Mint is one of those herbs that proliferate wildly, all their own with very little work on your part.
My mint comes up year after year, and so lushly that I don’t know what to do with it all. There are only so many mojitos one can make (although, I’m sure some would argue that point with me), and you can’t put too much mint in any one dish because it easily can become overpowering.
So, one summer, it was nearing the end of the season, by which time my mint was completely out of control, and I was looking for a way to use it up, as well as make the most of the remaining summer fruits. I came up with this salsa. Continue reading