One of the following may be added to the cream: Two to three drops lemon oil or the zest rubbed from 1 lemon, ¾ vershok vanilla bean finely pounded with
This cream is sometimes served with syrup or garnished with meringue prepared from
Alternatively, take 12 preserved plums, remove the pits, and cut each plum into several pieces. Arrange on a platter and cover with
*Be careful that the isinglass (or gelatin) is not too warm or it will deflate the beaten cream. Isinglass is difficult to find in the United States these days although it still is occasionally sold in specialized food emporiums. Unflavored gelatin may be substituted.
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