Pedro Ximinez Sherry Parfait with Tea-Soaked Autumn Fruits

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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

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I made many, many desserts as pastry chef at Rialto, and this one was the favorite of the owners, Jody and Christopher. Christopher was hosting a Spanish wine dinner at the restaurant and asked me to come up with a dessert that included Pedro Ximenez sherry. Pedro Ximinez is a sweet amber sherry with a raisinlike flavor. (Vanilla ice cream drizzled with Pedro Ximinez is a classic dessert in Jerez, home of the finest Spanish sherry.) This de