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Pistachio panna cotta with custard


Pistachio panna cotta with custard
In this dessert, the pistachio panna cotta is teamed with real vanilla custard and topped with a few caramelised pistachios.
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Last modified on: February 18th 2018

For 6 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 3 people 6 people 12 people 18 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
21 min.2 hours 35 min.16 min.3 hours 12 min.
Keeping: Overnight in the fridge.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #1
Soak 2 sheets gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes to soften.

Stage 2 - 7 min.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #2
Pour 250 ml liquid cream into a saucepan on medium heat and bring to the boil.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #3
Add 50 g Pistachio powder or paste and whisk until thoroughly mixed.

Stage 4 - 30 min.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #4
Next add the softened gelatin (after draining well).

Mix until fully melted, then leave the mixture at room temperature to cool for about 30 minutes.

Stage 5 - 2 hours
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #5
Lay a tea towel on a baking sheet and stand the small glasses on this (to stop them sliding about).

Divide the mixture between the glasses, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #6
Meanwhile, put 60 g pistachios in a small frying pan on high heat and toast for about 5 minutes (they should only colour slightly).

Stage 7 - 4 min.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #7
Add 40 g caster sugar to the pan and caramelise the pistachios.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #8
When they are well caramelised, tip the nuts out onto the worktop (or onto a sheet of cooking parchment if you prefer) to cool.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #9
When cold, chop coarsely with a knife.

Stage 10 - 6 min.
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When you are ready to serve, take the panna cotta out of the fridge and add a little custard to each glass.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
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Finish with a few chopped caramelised pistachios and serve.

Remarks

Get pistachios without skin if possible; they look so much nicer when caramelised.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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