Today's Recipe Roundup highlights some of the dishes Chef Johnna has created using fruit. Coincidentally, most are summer fruits, freely available in July, August, and September.
The heart of all those refreshing summer drinks you're enjoying right now is probably a simple syrup. Used in lemonades and aqua frescas, it's also used by bartenders in drinks like mojitos. The base is water and sugar, but they are usually infused with fruit, herbs, or things like ginger or lavender.