And they were ready for my favorite strawberry treatment: Black pepper and a balsamic reduction.
Reduce the balsamic until it's nice and thick, and all the sharpness is gone. Sometimes I do that for a whole bottle, and keep the leftovers in the fridge, they go well with everything from goat cheese to salads.
In this case: Drizzle over the strawberries, add some fresh ground pepper - and enjoy.
Also perfect together with this guy:
While it looks perfectly innocent, it's not. The cake has mint in it, and the chocolate buttercream is made with chili chocolate. Ok, time to eat, see ya later!