This strawberry cream crepe cake has buttery crepes layered up with fluffy whipped mascarpone and juicy California strawberries. Paper-thin layers of crepes give the cake a playful ruffled edge that looks like it took hours, but is simple to prepare and doesn’t require turning on the oven! The result is a sponge-like texture that tastes a bit like strawberry shortcake
This showstopper dessert is perfect for any celebration! Mostachon is a light and airy Mexican cake made by gently folding meringue with Maria cookies (or animal crackers), walnuts, and pecans. Top with a cream cheese frosting and garnish with fresh sliced strawberries.
A sweet and spicy barbecue sauce made with juicy California strawberries, smoky chipotle chiles, and a touch of honey is the perfect sauce for slathering on tender grilled chicken drumsticks. The best part? It only takes about 15 minutes of prep and you’re ready to grill!
Santa Maria California is home to acres and acres of beautiful vibrant strawberries grown by dozens of family farmers, many of whom learned to farm from their parents and grandparents. Take Juan Candelario for example, a second-generation strawberry farmer who is a partner owner of Valle el Paraiso.
Here you will find personal stories from the farm, nutrition info from the experts, and enticing stories about strawberries from top chefs and food influencers. Enjoy!