To keep carefully and allow
the unsweetened cold to set
with a circle of white.
Arrange a bouquet
to be, just done.
There are others
who dwell too much on
an envelope of salt.
This will not shake,
if the shape of good
is a spoonful of light.

From pages 174-175 of The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier, translated by H. L. Cracknell and R. J. Kaufmann (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1979).