BLOOD ORANGES WITH DATES, PISTACHIOS AND POMEGRANATE MOLASSES (for eight)
16 blood oranges, skin and pith removed, cut into thirds, seeds removed
¾ cup pomegranate molasses
½ cup honey
1 tablespoon orange-blossom water
16 dates, pitted and chopped
seeds from 1 pomegranate
½ cup unsalted pistachio nuts, chopped
¼ cup chopped mint
- In a small bowl, whisk together the pomegranate molasses, honey and orange-blossom water.
- Lay orange slices on a large, white platter. Sprinkle with dates, pomegranate seeds and pistachios. Pour the molasses mixture over top, sprinkle with mint and serve.
from The New York Times Magazine, March 20, 2005