Peach season means it is Bellini Time

Peach season is in full swing and that means it is time to make Bellinis.  Invented and made famous by Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy.  The Bellini is the ultimate romantic drink to sip during the summer.  Seasonal has been the catchphrase for using the best foods of the season, so here is the perfect summer drink to enjoy.  Here is how to prepare the perfect Bellini.

3 each    white or yellow peeled peaches

1/2 cup  simple syrup*

1 bottle  cold Prosecco

Combine peeled peaches and simple syrup in a blender and blend until pureed.  Fill a half a Champagne flute with Prosecco.  Spoon peach puree into flute, it may foam up, so let settle.  Top of flute with Prosecco.

Men, don’t be afraid to make this for you significant other and enjoy one for yourself.  The original “macho man” Earnest Hemmingway was a big fan of the Bellini.

*Simple Syrup recipe

Combine 1/2 cup sugar with half cup water in a sauce pan.  Heat until sugar is absorbed.IMG_1234

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