Grilled Dates and Raisins with Black Pepper and Honey

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


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Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food

By Nik Sharma

Published 2018

  • About

My earliest memory of learning to cook involved this unusual method of cooking raisins. My dad would thread large raisins onto a skewer made of a dried coconut leaf and stick it directly into the flames of a gas burner for a few seconds. We’d devour the hot, blistered raisins straight off the skewer and immediately ask for more. Here’s my take on this childhood favorite.