Preparation info
  • Serves

    10 to 12

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Jeremiah Tower's New American Classics

By Jeremiah Tower

Published 1986

  • About

I suppose trifle comes under the heading of childhood memory food, a dish that resonates with nostalgia and good times. It was never part of my family traditions, but I remember one or two great trifles in restaurants, served covered with rich Jersey cream. One could write pages about trifle, and they would constitute almost a history of the nineteenth-century English household, since trifle is one of those dishes that are for using up leftovers, but leftovers in a kitchen for a large famil