International Lifestyle Magazine Issue 56 - Page 83

Recipe Ingredients: Drunken Summer Dessert 500g English strawberries, (washed then the hull removed) 100g castor sugar 300g mascarpone cheese 50ml Orange juice 150 ml Heavy Water Vodka 50ml Robust Red Wine 2 fresh free range eggs whites sprig of mint and icing sugar to dust Method: 1/ Slice the washed strawberries and place into a bowl before adding the red wine, vodka and orange juice and macerate for 15 minutes. 2/ meanwhile, whisk the egg whites in a clean bowl until light and just forming a peak before slowly and gently add the sugar as though making a meringue until firm peaks are formed. 3/In a separate bowl beat the mascarpone until smooth then fold in the egg white. 4/Chill 4 long presentation serving glasses and spoon a small amount of strawberries with the macerating liquids then top with a little mascarpone layer, followed by a further layer of fruit and liquids and an additional layer of mascarpone. Repeat the process 3 or 4 times until an attractive alternating layer has been formed 5/Top the layer off with a sprig of mint and dusting of icing sugar. Please note that a selection of summer red berries such as raspberries, strawberries and stoned cherries work very well together in this simple recipe. To watch a short DVD on the cherries in the Jerte Valley then head to Alan Coxon u-tube Picota cherry story. For more information about Heavy water then visit For more information about Raspberry vinegar then visit