The classic English summer dessert. The simplicity of the ingredients is deceptive; the tastes of this are very sophisticated. You can make this a day ahead. You can also reduce the calories ahead with a few tips that we give in the nutrition section.
Use a 1 1/2 pint (850 ml / 3 1/2 cup) bowl. Don't overcook the fruit; you want it start releasing its juice but still retain its shape. The quantity of sugar needed will vary based on the tartness or sweetness of the berries you use.