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Fresh Fruit Desserts

Raspberry Fool (Raspberries + Cream)

June 30, 2018

Berries and cream have been a thing as long cows and brambley hedges have roamed and rambled across the British countryside.  “Fooles”–desserts of tart, sugared fruit, simmered, crushed and mixed with cream, were first mentioned in British texts in 1598, but some food historians think they may go back as far as the 15th century. In America, fools led the way to “fridge cakes”  billowy fruit-mousse desserts with whimsical names like “marlowes” and “mallowbets” that emerged with the advent of the electrically powered refrigerator. Continue Reading…