Three Chef-Inspired Blackberry Pairings

Cal Giant | August 31, 2021

Blackberries from California Giant Berry Farms are plump, juicy, and the perfect balance of sweet and tart. Professional chefs use this incredibly versatile, deep purple fruit in both sweet or savory dishes - and you can too! Recreate these chef-inspired blackberry pairings, and become the master chef of your house.

Blackberries and Pork Tenderloin

If you’ve ever wondered what to make with blackberries, pork tenderloin is a top contender! In this recipe for Blackberry Harissa Pork Tenderloin, fresh blackberries team up with harissa to create a thick sauce with a sweet heat, which perfectly complements the slow-roasted pork. Whether cooking for a crowd or looking to spice up a weeknight dinner, this incredible dish must be added to your menu.

blackberry harissa pork tenderloin

Blackberries and Zucchini

Blackberries and zucchini make a dynamic and colorful pairing! This Zoodle Salad with Blackberries is a must-have meal in your weekly dinner rotation. Sautéed shallots and prosciutto elevate the sweet flavor of blackberries that can be found throughout the spiralized zucchini.

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Blackberries and Chocolate 

Chefs love to pair blackberries with chocolate! We can see why, too - the naturally sweet and tart blackberries cut through the rich dark chocolate to create a balanced flavor. This recipe for Blackberry Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting and Salted Caramel calls for that iconic berry and chocolate pairing, and then adds a salted caramel drizzle and fluffy buttercream frosting for a flavor and texture combination worthy of a chef’s kiss!

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