Mascarpone Custard with Summer Fruits

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A Passion for Desserts

By Emily Luchetti

Published 2003

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Mascarpone is one of the Seven Wonders of the World of food ingredients. A rich buttery cheese from Northern Italy, it became a staple in the American kitchen when tiramisu became popular. Everyone fell in love with this double cream cheese and has adapted it to many uses in both the savory and sweet kitchens. At 86% fat, what’s not to love? I often add a little mascarpone cream when I am making Chantilly Cream. This creates a thicker and smoother cream with a superb texture. It also holds