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Friday, May 20, 2011

Strawberry Time

Strawberries with Anise-Ricotta Cream
1 lemon

1/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons McCormick® Gourmet Collection Anise Seed

1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese

1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

1/2 cup heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks

6 cups sliced strawberries

Remove 4 (2-inch) strips from lemon with vegetable peeler. Place in bowl of small food processor with sugar and anise seed; cover. Process until peel is finely ground. Add ricotta cheese and vanilla; cover. Process until smooth. Spoon into large bowl. Gently fold in whipped cream. Cover. Refrigerate 1 hour or until ready to serve. Layer strawberries and anise-ricotta cream in 8 parfait glasses. Garnish each with a whole strawberry, if desired.

recipe source: McCormick Gourmet


  1. Thanks for stopping by -- your food looks incredible.

  2. Oh my gosh, that anise ricotta cream sounds amazing. I could eat this right now...delightful!


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