What is it?
As the name suggests, cherry juice concentrate is made from cherry juice that has had a large percentage of the water content evaporated from it, which concentrates the flavor of the fruit. The product is available bottled, not frozen, and can be used to flavor sauces, marinades, beverages, or swirled into yogurt. Because a small amount goes a long way, cherry juice is a useful way to infuse and sweeten beverages and foods with cherry flavor.
This sweet-sour-salty dipping sauce is a pungent counterpart to the cool Fresh Shrimp Spring Rolls. Tamarind concentrate is available in jars at Asian groceries. As a substitute, use cherry juice…