A raspberry stuffed ice cream cake that screams summer

As summer continues with it’s normal severity, I thought it would be encouraging to post a picture of a dessert which would suit a desert. Something cooling yet with the sharp tang of fresh fruit, in this case raspberries. This was shot a few summers ago on a sunny day in the Charente, under the watchful eye of the food writer and marvellous cook, Mary Cadogan, and serves to remind me that summer is bound to arrive at some time. With so many areas of our world being in freefall, I think one should eat and drink copiously of optimism.

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About Food,Photography & France

Photographer and film maker living in France. After a long career in London, my wife and I have settled in the Vendee, where we run residential digital photography courses with a strong gastronomic flavour.
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8 Responses to A raspberry stuffed ice cream cake that screams summer

  1. I like the shape of your plate; simple but interesting. I want one.

  2. ambrosiana says:

    Like the old say, eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow we die.

  3. Gorgeous. We finally had a break in the heat. Maybe some of it finally is headed your way.

  4. Karen says:

    That photo will take you mind of anything and put you in a cheery mood.

  5. joshuafagans says:

    Another great photo!

  6. This looks deliciously summery and I agree with your sentiments – we must be optimistic, about summer and the state of the world, even if things don’t look too good.

  7. JamieAnne says:

    lovely. truly lovely!

  8. Looks fantastic! I’m buying raspberries tomorrow!

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