• Yield: serves 6 to 8


  • 1 quart strawberries (organic preferred), hulled

  • 1 cup sweet white wine (Moscato or Late Harvest Riesling)

  • 1 pound soft Mascarpone cheese

  • 2 to 4 tablespoons sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


1. Set aside 6 attractive berries for garnish. Halve the remaining ones and combine with the wine. Refrigerate several hours.

2. Blend the cheese, vanilla, and sugar to taste. Spoon a little in the bottom of 6 wine glasses. Divide the drained berries between the glasses. Top with more Mascarpone, then the reserved berries. Spoon a little of the wine down the sides of the glasses.

Lynne Rossetto Kasper
Lynne Rossetto Kasper has won numerous awards as host of The Splendid Table, including two James Beard Foundation Awards (1998, 2008) for Best National Radio Show on Food, five Clarion Awards (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014) from Women in Communication, and a Gracie Allen Award in 2000 for Best Syndicated Talk Show.