Did you know? Strawberries are synonymous with Wimbledon. During the tennis championship thousands of spectators munch on the event’s signature snack; strawberries and cream. The tradition dates back to the time of first Wimbledon tournament in 1877. It is said that both – the berry and the championship – signals the arrival of summer. Today these juicy berries might be available all round the year, but during 1800’s it was only available during the summer and when the championship started in the late 1800’s it was considered a fashionable thing to eat.
½ cup strawberries chopped
2 scoops of strawberry ice cream
50 ml of cream
2 table spoon of caster sugar
2 drops of vanilla essence
1 strawberry sliced into two half
Whip the cream until its thick. Add 1 ½ tablespoon sugar and vanilla essence in the cream and mix gently. Mix the remaining sugar with chopped strawberries and keep it in the refrigerator. Now layer the above mixture in a glass; stating with chopped strawberries and sugar mix at the bottom, strawberry ice cream in the middle and top it up with whipped cream. Garnish with sliced strawberry and serve chilled.
With just a little twist, you can turn a boring regular ice cream into a new exotic desert. You may also replace the strawberries with any other fruit and enjoy your ice cream. Hope you will enjoy the strawberry delight and Wimbledon this season. See you soon with another recipe, till then happy cooking.