I adore the strawberry romanoff at La Madeleine!
It's so French-y!
Not that I've ever been to France to know if something is "French-y"
but in my mind, that's what it's like!
Chefs in floppy white hats,
fresh fruits and pastries . . .
. . . and fabulous cream that you would be willing to lick off the floor.
That's Strawberry Romanoff.
A year or two ago I thought, "there can't be much to that sauce."
When I think "much to that . . . " what I'm really saying is "Surely I can figure something out that's somewhat close!"
Remember the Primo body sprays from the 80's -- you know, the ones that said, "If you love Giorgio, then you'll love Primo!"
Well, that's kind of what I mean when I say close! As in, if you had the sauces side by side, you could
Enough explaining about it; here's the recipe!
1 cup strawberries, hulled and rinsed
1/2 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon cream OR 1/2 tsp. vanilla
Rinse berries and trim stems with a paring knife.
Mix remaining ingredients and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes.
Put berries in stemmed glass and top with sauce.