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Grapes & espresso

Grapes & espresso

Ingredients (for 4 persons)

  • 2 x 35 ml strong Espresso
  • 1 Tbls olive oil
  • 500g red and white grapes
  • 150 ml sweet white wine (Sauternes or Gewürztraminer)
  • 3 sticks of cinnamon
  • 1 Tbls honey
  • ½ Tbls balsamic vinegar
  • ½ Tbls butter


  • This elegant dish that entails a splendid blend of colours and tastes can be served as an accompaniment to an Italian meal of roast meat or poultry or as a light dessert with cheese, biscotti or polenta.
  • Heat the olive oil in a medium-sized frying pan.
  • Add the grapes and fry for one minute.
  • Add the espresso, white wine, cinnamon sticks and honey.
  • Stir for two minutes and then remove from the heat.
  • Add the vinegar and butter to the pan and stir until the butter melts.
  • Serve warm.

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