Strawberries, Sparkling Wine, Creme Chantilly and Pistachios - Recipe by The Spice Adventuress

Strawberries, Sparkling Wine, Creme Chantilly and Pistachios - Recipe by The Spice Adventuress


Ingredients

500 g strawberries – hulled and thinly sliced
100 ml sparkling wine
Juice of 1/2 an orange
3-4 Tbs icing sugar (sieved)
1/2 cup pistachios, coarsely crushed

Crème Chantilly:

300 ml thickened cream
35 g icing sugar (sieved)
1 vanilla bean pod (or vanilla bean paste)

Method

In a non-reactive bowl, combine the strawberries, sparkling wine and orange juice.

Add 2 tablespoons icing sugar, mix well to combine and taste. Add more icing sugar if needed.

Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes to macerate, or until required.

Crème Chantilly:

Whisk the thickened cream, scraped seeds from the vanilla bean pod and icing sugar in a bowl, until soft peaks form. Take care not to over whip.

Refrigerate until required.

To Serve:

Place macerated strawberries in glass serving bowl, about 1/4 full. Top with Crème Chantilly and garnish with crushed pistachios.

Serve immediately.

Credits: The Spice Adventuress

Photo Credits: The Spice Adventuress