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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:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
21 min.2 hours 35 min.16 min.3 hours 12 min.
Preservation:
Overnight in the fridge.
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Step by step recipe

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.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #10 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.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #11 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 by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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