Go red, white and blueberries this summer with a spectacular treat
Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries make this a berry lover's delight. Go ahead, indulge yourself. (Photo by Eric Boyd)
We're pretty sure you will be dubbed a Top Chef if you serve this dish with vanilla whipped cream and pistachios. It's a stunning way to celebrate our nation's birthday.
Berry Pavlova with vanilla whipped cream and pistachios
Total time: About 20 minutes, plus macerating time for the berries
Servings:10 to 12
Note: Banyuls vinegar is available at most gourmet shops but. you can also use balsamic vinegar. Recipe adapted by Jenni Barnett.
1/4 cup shelled pistachios
2 pints strawberries
1/2 pint blueberries
1/2 pint blackberries
1/2 pint raspberries
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon Banyuls vinegar
1 pint whipping cream, chilled
1 vanilla bean, split
1 Pavlova shell
1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the pistachios on a baking sheet and toast until just lightly golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Set aside.
2. Carefully rinse the strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries. Hull and halve the strawberries. Place berries into a bowl with the sugar and vinegar. Set aside to macerate for 30 minutes.