1 1/4 cups (about 9 ounces) fromage blanc, homemade or store-bought*
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 pints strawberries, preferably small
1/2 cup honey
Finely shredded zest of 11/2 lemons
In a bowl, whisk together the fromage blanc and cream until very smooth. Divide the mixture among 6 shallow bowls.
Set aside 6 to 12 small, perfect berries. Hull the remaining berries and halve or quarter lengthwise if large. Scatter the berries over the bowls of fromage blanc.
In a glass measuring cup, combine the honey and lemon zest and microwave until beginning to bubble, about 30 seconds. Let cool about 5 minutes.
Drizzle the warm honey over the berries and fromage blanc. Top each bowl with 1 or 2 of the reserved berries.
* Store-bought fromage blanc is often much drier than homemade fromage blanc. If you use it, stir in enough heavy cream (at least 3 tablespoons) to give it the consistency of softened cream cheese. Makes 6 servings.
Reprinted with permission from The One-Block Feast: An Adventure in Food from Yard to Table by Margo True & the staff of Sunset Magazine, copyright © 2011. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Random House, Inc.; click here to buy