Giulia Cimenti’s apple “Sorbet”

Sorbetto di Mele

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Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

Our food memories are often refracted through experiences other than what was in the dish before us. Were we happy at the moment we tasted something extraordinary? Were we alone or in company? Did we like a particular food because it so exceeded our expectations? In the case of this chilled compote of apples, I was taken aback because I expected a smooth, neat little ball of yellow-green sorbet, but received a martini glass full of glorious, caramel-colored slush. It arrived toward the end