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 18 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
21 min.2 hours 35 min.16 min.3 hours 12 min.
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Keeping:

Overnight in the fridge.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #1
Soak 6 sheets gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes to soften.

Stage 2 - 7 min.
Pistachio panna cotta with custard : Photo of step #2
Pour 750 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 150 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 180 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 120 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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,944 Kcal or 20,700 Kj105 gr283 gr376 gr
247 %40 %27 %57 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
273 Kcal or 1,143 Kj6 gr16 gr21 gr
14 %2 %1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
275 Kcal or 1,151 Kj6 gr16 gr21 gr
14 %2 %1 %3 %
% 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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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spring veal sauté , Creamy spinach and potato gratin, Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, Broccoli savoury custard, Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, ... All
Real custard sauce (crème anglaise)Real custard sauce (crème anglaise): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rice pudding (riz au lait), Sautéed pears with custard and orange syrup , Confit of quinces in Macvin, Individual charlottes with morello cherries, Apple Tatin Terrine, ... All
PistachiosPistachios: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Nougat, Granola, Pistachio shortbread biscuits, Chocolate thins with toasted nuts, Mini apricot and pistachio brioches, ... All
Pistachio powder or pastePistachio powder or paste: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio confectioner's custard, Pistachio tiramisu, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Pistachio "Financiers", Pistachio custard tart, ... All

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