Strawberry mallow mousse

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes plus setting time
  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes plus setting time 30 minutes

Serves: 6


400g pack
essential Waitrose British Strawberries
Grated zest and juice 1 orange
40g caster sugar
250g mini white marshmallows
2 x 200g tubs Waitrose Fromage Frais
2 tbsp roughly chopped pistachios


1. Reserve 6 small strawberries for decoration. Hull and roughly chop the rest and put them in a saucepan with the orange zest and juice, plus sugar. Stir over a gentle heat until the sugar has dissolved, then simmer for 5–10 minutes until the strawberries are soft and pulpy.

2. Mash with a fork and stir in the marshmallows until melted. Transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool.

3. Fold the fromage frais into the strawberry mixture and spoon into 6 serving glasses. Chill for at least 6 hours, until set.

4. Hull and slice the reserved strawberries and arrange on top of the mousses. Scatter over the pistachios to serve.