Re:Cake or Pie ??? The Ultimate Debate
Rhubarb is not just delicious, it is the best!! However, the misbegotten combination of strawberry and rhubarb only goes to prove that the whole can be less than the sum of its parts. Strawberries dilute and dull the tartness of rhubarb and rhubarb overpowers the delicate fragrance of strawberries. So you end up with a sweet red fairly tasteless mess. Stawberry rhubarb pie is a crime against nature likely intended to make the bounty of spring
rhubarb palatable to children and those with similar taste.
The sad reality is that now, when travelling across the US, whether at diners, cafes, or bakeries, a request for rhubarb pie is met with a wan smile and a hopeful..."well, we have strawberry-rhubarb