Berry Fool Envelope

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The Elements of Dessert

By Francisco Migoya

Published 2012

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Why These Flavors Work

A fool is a dessert that dates from the sixteenth century and is composed of fruit (sometimes puréed), whipped cream, and sugar, and sometimes an added flavor such as rose. It has that name because supposedly even a fool can make it. This dessert combines the flavors of cream and berries (raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries), which go so well together because each fruit has a certain sweetness but also acidic flavors th