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Pre-Dessert: Almond cream with strawberry and tomato confit

Pre-Dessert

Almond cream layered with tomato confit with "strawberry soup" and topped with a milk foam.

 

Notes: Strawberry predominated the smell, but together with the tomato confit, which lended a meatiness that stepped in for the texture of fruit, this little creamy verrine had the effect of cherry! The almond cream wasn't nearly as over-powering as I had feared. This pre-dessert did its job - delivering a very simple and very refreshing mezzo between the savory and the sweet courses.

 

Read the full review of this meal on my blog.

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Taken on April 20, 2007