HOME      KATE'S GLOBAL KITCHEN       SEARCH      COOKBOOK PROFILES    I LOVE DESSERTS      GLOBAL DESTINATIONS     SHOPPING     CONTACT


Cookbook

 

A Summer Trio:
Strawberry Sauce, Whipped Cream, Strawberry Fool

 
strawberry

For a couple months now strawberries have been in the supermarket, all big and brazenly red. But they were crunchy, not a quality I like in strawberries. Farmer's market berries are not like that. At least not usually. This is a simple trio of recipes for the few weeks when their luscious redness deliver the sweet and juicy goods. The sauce alone is great over ice cream. Of course, whipped cream is great anytime. And strawberry fool, a combination of the two, is what strawberry ice cream should taste like.

Strawberry Sauce:
1 pint basket strawberries
2 to 3 T. sugar

Hull and halve the berries. (Hull means to remove both the green leaf and the core.) Purée them with sugar to taste. A touch of Grand Marnier or triple sec isn't bad either.

Whipped Cream:
2 c. heavy cream
8 T. sugar
1 t. vanilla

Chill the mixing bowl. Then whip the cream, adding the sugar gradually. When the cream is stiff, stir in the vanilla.

Strawberry Fool:
Whipped cream (recipe above)
1 c. strawberry sauce, chilled

Gently stir strawberry sauce into the cream. You may not use the full cup of sauce since it's hard to predict how watery it will be. You'll need to use your judgement as to how much sauce to fold in before you get a runny fool.

Note: You can make this in advance and it'll thicken slightly in the refrigerator. But after several hours it will sort of separate. Not to worry, you can thicken it up with a few strokes of a whisk.

 
Buying Time at the Farmers' Markets

Recipes

 

John Ryan

Both chef and musician, John Ryan wrote the Just Good Food blog from 1996 through 2001.

Just Good Food Archive

 

This archived page created between 1994 and 2001. Modified August 2007


The Global Gourmet
The Global Gourmet®
Main Page

 

Chinese New Year
Celebrate Chinese &
Lunar New Year

   Clip to Evernote

Bookmark and Share

 

Twitter: @KateHeyhoe

 
Search this site:

Advanced Search
Recent Searches


Departments

Kate's Global Kitchen
Kate's Books
Cookbook Profiles
Global Destinations
Holiday & Party Recipes
I Love Desserts
On Wine
Shopping

Caffeine and You Caffeine and You
cooking kids Cooking with Kids
new green basics New Green Basics

Archives
Conversions, Charts
   & Substitutions
Search

About the
Global Gourmet®
   Contact Info
   Advertising
   Feedback
   Privacy Statement

Recent Cookbooks

Cooking Italian
175 Home Recipes
4-Hour Chef
Bakery Cookbook
Barefoot Contessa
Bouchon Bakery
Burma: Rivers of Flavor
Cake Mix Doctor
Comfort Food
Craft of Coffee
Crazy Sexy Kitchen
Daily Cookie
Fifty Shades Chicken
French Slow Cooker
Frontera - Rick Bayless
Gluten-Free Quick & Easy
Jerusalem: A Cookbook
Kitchen Science
Lidia's Favorite Recipes
Make-Ahead and Freeze
Modern Milkshakes
Modernist Cuisine
Mystic Cookbook
Paleo Slow Cooking
Picky Palate
Pop Bakery
Practical Paleo
Quick Family Cookbook
Saltie
Sensational Cookies
Smitten Kitchen
Southern Living Recipes
Sweet Life in Paris
Trader Joe's Vegetarian
True Food
Whole Larder

More Cookbooks

 

Kitchen & Home
Markdowns

 
.

Copyright © 1994-2013,
Forkmedia LLC

 

 


cat toys Catnip Toys
 

Kitchen & Home
Markdowns

 
.