The flavors of rose and strawberry play off of each other; each is clearly distinguished, but they also enhance each other. Both flavors are frontal, which means they are clearly detected by the tongue. The blackberry flavor is frontal as well, but it is also an aromatic fruit with slightly floral notes from the rose petal. In this case, it is not used in equal proportion to the other flavors; it is used in a larger proportion and is the focus flavor of the dessert. The goat’s milk white chocolate is a background flavor, which merely pushes the other flavors forward but has a distinctive goat’s milk flavor; goat’s milk cheeses go very well with most fruit. The ash, which is flavorless, is typically used in cheese making, mostly for soft goat cheese, which is why it makes sense in this dessert.
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