Strawberries Arnaud and Pink Diamond Ring dessert a special gift



Posted on February 10, 2014 at 3:09 PM
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When we're courting, we all promise our beloveds the world, and for this Valentine's Day, Arnaud's Restaurant and MS Rau Antiques have teamed up to offer a spectacular gift to one special lady.

Joining the Eyewitness Morning News in the kitchen with their Strawberries Arnaud and Pink Diamond Ring dessert, are Arnaud's owner, Archie Casbarian, MS Rau’s CMO Lori Paige, and Arnaud's Executive Chef Tommy GiGiovanni, who will demonstrate how to how he makes Strawberries Arnaud.

For more information on the Strawberries Arnaud with 7-carat Pink Diamond Ring dessert, give Arnaud’s a call at (504) 523-5433.

Strawberries Arnaud Recipe

Louisiana-grown strawberries are sweet, plump and succulent. When they are in season it is a shame to order anything else. Strawberries Arnaud celebrates them in a simple and refreshing recipe designed to crown any meal.


  • 1 cup ruby port
  • 1 cup red burgundy-style wine
  • ½ orange, sliced
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 3 cups sliced fresh Louisiana strawberries
  • Lightly sweetened whipped cream, for garnish
  • Six whole, perfect strawberries with their stems, for garnish
  • Sprigs of fresh mint for garnish


In a medium saucepan, combine the port, wine, orange slices, clove, cinnamon and sugar and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool for at least 30 minutes. Strain the sauce, cover then refrigerate until serving (the sauce will keep for up to two weeks).