Strawberries and Cream with Shortbread

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Classic Scots Cookery

Classic Scots Cookery

By Catherine Brown

Published 2003

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Though Scots might claim the partnership of strawberries and shortbread, it’s our English neighbours who have perfected the union of strawberries and cream. This is an amalgam of the two, largely inspired by Dorothy Hartley in Food in England (1954): ‘Take a deep cold bowl half full of cream (an old punch bowl is excellent for this purpose). Whip the cream slightly, but do not make it too stiff. Then drop into it as many strawberries as it wil