Monthly Archives: November 2013

Panna Cotta w/ Strawberry Reduction

Panna cotta is italian dessert , it is really easy and needs to be made in advance . I like any dessert that can be made super easy and in advance . This will take nothing but 5-10 minutes preparation and you’re done .

panna cotta

Direction : 

4 cups of heavy cream

1/2 cup of sugar

2 tsp. of vanilla extract , or you can use 1 vanilla beans , scrapped

2 packets of unflavored gelatin , about 4 1/2 tsp.

6 tbsp. of cold water

1. In a pot , heat the sugar and heavy cream , until sugar dissolve , do not let it boil .

2. In a large bowl , sprinkle the gelatin into the water ( 6 tbsp. cold water ) . Let is sit about 5-10 minutes .Then pour the very warm heavy cream into the gelatin , and whisk until the gelatin dissolves .

3. Pour into ramekins , wine glass etc .

 

panna cotta with strawberry reduction

Strawberry reduction is pureed strawberry with sugar , then cook until it becomes very thick , almost like a jam consistency , this needs to be chilled .