Tuesday, July 04, 2006
Happy 4th of July!
My cheesecake, going more for pools of sauce than anything else
Being big America-fans, we obviously like to celebrate 4th of July. This year, we invited our fellow US-loving friends Lena and Nico for a barbecue. We had burgers with cole slaw, guacamole and tortilla chips, a grape-avocado salsa, fried potatoes and home made onion rings. Yum!
Just the guests missing
And dessert was a frozen lemon cheesecake with blueberry and strawberry sauces. The sauces were incredibly delicious - and the simplest thing ever. You need a special kind of white syrup available in Sweden - it's basically liquid sugar - and an immersion blender. Just take 100 ml or so of syrup, add berries and blitz. Add more berries, or syrup, to taste. It's that simple. And it's that good. I could eat the strawberry sauce all day long. (And thankfully, I made extra.
Everyone got to do their own plating.
Lena went for one stripe, then a blob.
Nico did pretty stripes, but didn't try for stars.
And Per kind of made stars, and one stripe. A big one.