simple dessert

Raspberries with Olive Oil Blueberry Sauce

The Italians use olive oil in sweet things as well as savory, and this particular sauce is a total keeper – so sophisticated and so simple, and SO pretty. I was doing a book signing recently at an Editors’ Showcase in New York City, and next to me Chefs Sean Gallagher and culinary star Fabio Viviani were doing a demo, featuring a polenta cake drizzled with blueberry sauce spiked with olive oil.  When they asked me if I wanted to take a pint of it home, I — no fool — shoved it right into my bag. A few nights …

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