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Thursday, June 14, 2012
SUMMER DESSERTS -- Strawberries with Otap and Whipped Cream
Be creative, try serving strawberries as dessert. Here is another recipe that you can try. The kids will love this yummy dessert.
MASCERATED STRAWBERRIES with OTAP and WHIPPED CREAM--
2 pints strawberries, hulled and quartered
4 tbsp muscavado sugar
2 tsbp calamansi concentrate
8-12 pcs otap
1 cup whipped cream
In a bowl, mix strawberries, sugar and calamansi concentrate. Mascerate for 5 to 10 minutes until strawberry juices are drawn out. Set aside.
1 cup whipping cream
1 tbsp muscavado sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
Whip with a balloon whisk until soft peaks are formed. Chill.
On a plate, generously spoon prepared strawberries. Place otap on top and dallop whipped cream. Garnish with edible blossoms and orange zest (optional).
Cocoy Ventura, CEC Present Executive Chef of Intramuros Restaurant & Lounge in South San Francisco. The amiable and soft-spoken chef is no novice in the restaurant industry. A Certified Executive Chef by the American Culinary Federation since 2007, Chef Cocoy’s experiences include working with the Thomas Keller Group and with Francis Ford Coppola’s Rubicon Estate in Napa Valley.