Home Cooking

Favorite (newish) sweet-savory combinations?

Share:

Live your best food life.

Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts.
Sign Up For Free
Home Cooking 33

Favorite (newish) sweet-savory combinations?

ipsedixit | Jul 15, 2010 10:06 AM

Salted caramel or chocolate.

Chocolate bacon.

Peanut brittle (with or without bacon).

Yogurt (or chocolate) covered pretzels.

Those are pretty much tried and true sweet-savory combos. Maybe throw in a few others like honey-balsamic vinegar or chocolate potato chip cookies, etc.

But have you discovered or "invented" anything new recently?

Recently, I found that a Chocolate-Hoisin Sauce was a superb accompaniment for banana fritters as well as for crepes.

It's got that tangy, sweet, bitter taste sensation that I have yet find in anything except for maybe in really really ripe Durian -- except this sauce doesn't reek of week-old soiled diapers.

Just take equal parts Hoisin sauce and melted dark chocolate, and mix. Voila!

What about you? Any new sweet-savory combos you've discovered that you'd like to share?

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound