Food of the World: Rhubarb Fool

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Rhubarb Fool. Food of the World Party - UK edition

I was so excited we were visiting the United Kingdom this month for Food of the World. It’s a place I feel I know a bit more about their food.  My first thought was crumpets and tea. Seeing as how I don’t actually drink tea though, and the crumpets were awfully similar to pancakes, I decided to go a different route.

Check it out! I didn’t fry anything this time around! I loved the airiness of the Fool dish, and the pretty bright colors I saw in all the recipes I was browsing. Of course you would think with a name like Fool, that this would be a fool-proof recipe, but in my quest for simplifying the recipe, and not paying too much attention to measurements I ended up with too much cream, and a bit too tart compote.

Instead of sharing how I made it, because I’m going to tweak around with it some more, I’m just going to send you to the recipe on Epicurious.

I cut out all the extras in mine and just made a simple rhubarb and sugar compote, then added a little sugar to the whipping cream. For us the flavors just didn’t combine quite right. So we’ll be trying it again but with a little more extras. I’m really excited for peach season now because I think that is going to be divine.

One little boy really loved my version – he thought for sure it was ice cream!

Enjoy the party!

Please take a moment to visit all the hosts and see what they’re cooking up today! Then grab some of your United Kingdom recipes and come share with us. This months linky is open to any recipe from the United Kingdom including England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

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4 thoughts on “Food of the World: Rhubarb Fool

  1. Good Afternoon Adelina, I really love fruit fools, especially in the summer time and I really like the addition of rhubarb, because it cuts through the sweetness. Your son looks like he is really enjoying his pudding.
    I have poped over to visit you from Miz Helen's Country Kitchen and I have enjoyed my visit, so I have become a new follower with Google +
    I look forward to reading about all your other recipes, especially Berliner Pfannkuchen Fail…. that looks interesting.
    Best Wishes
    Daphne

  2. I adore rhubarb and every way that you can serve it! This looks fabulous, and I can see how it would "fool" a little boy into thinking it is ice cream!

  3. Hi Adelina,
    Your precious little boy sold me on this recipe! I would love your Rhubarb Fool it looks delicious. It is fun cooking on tour with you as we enjoy the Food of The World. Hope you are having a great weekend!
    Miz Helen

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