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.