Raspberries are made up of many connected parts, called drupelets, each of which has its own seed. We’re most familiar with red raspberries, but this sweet-tart fruit also comes in shades of black and gold.
The heavier, the better. Heavy whipping cream, with a milk-fat content between 36 and 40 percent, whips up faster than light whipping cream, which has a milk-fat content of about 30 percent.
A sprinkling of powdered sugar on dark plates or dusting of baking cocoa on a white platter adds an impressive finishing touch to this elegant dessert.