Strawberry time…enjoy. and you don’t have to go to Russia to get this heavenly delight.
If Japanese Purin is a fairy princess of a dessert, Strawberries Romanov is the Fairy Empress. There are a ton of recipes out there and variations. I am going to give you the recipe I was given at a small café in St. Petersburg – in the dead of winter! So you know those strawberries were not just picked and were shipped from wherever. The recipe still wowed me and made my mouth intensely happy. Although the recipe is best with just picked summer warm strawberries, this recipe is forgiving of mystery strawberries.
Some variants mix the berries with cream and softened vanilla ice cream, others put the cream mixture over the berries, others layer like a parfait. I like this version best, not only because the chef at the café came so very kindly came to the table and took me back into the kitchen with him (he had…
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