Vanilla Panna Cotta Recipe
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Vanilla Panna Cotta Recipe Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves 2-3
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup of cream (any kind that you can pour should do)
  • 1 cup of milk (full fat works best)
  • ⅓ cup of sugar, heaped
  • 1 vanilla bean pod (or 1 tsp vanilla extract)
  • 1 tsp of gelatine (or 2 tsp / 5gm agar agar or china grass)
  • 2 tbsp of boiling water
  1. Pour the cream and milk into a pan
  2. Scrape the caviar (seeds) out of the vanilla pod and add to the cream mixture
  3. Bring this mixture to a boil and add the sugar
  4. Mix well and simmer until the sugar dissolves.
  5. Remove from heat, strain, and set side.
  6. Bring 2 tbsp water to a boil (I did this in the microwave) and add the gelatine or agar agar to it. 6. Stir until combined with no traces. China grass will take longer to dissolve so heat the water again if you need to
  7. Add the gelatine mixture to the strained cream mixture and mix well.
  8. Pour this mixture into moulds or small cups
  9. Let it cool completely and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or overnight
  10. You can serve the panna cotta in the small cups as is or un mould before serving
Blueberry Coulis Recipe
  1. cup of blueberries
  2. tsp of sugar
  3. A few drops of lemon juice
  1. Blend the blueberries and extract as much juice as possible.
  2. Pass the blueberry puree through a sieve and discard the pieces of skin and tiny seeds.
  3. Add the sugar and lemon juice to this and mix well
  4. Microwave for 1 minute on high heat or simmer on the stove top for 2-3 mins)
  5. Chill and pour over the panna cotta before serving
Recipe by Edible Garden at