It takes a little to make this day unique and so feminine!
A beautiful flower, the delicate undertones of Dolce e Gabbana perfume ‘la Roue de la Fortune’ number 10, expressing all the “love you” you can have, preparing a light pannacotta with a gourmet strawberries orange salad!
Panna Cotta :
Panna cotta is a simple fantastic dessert of the Tuscany cuisine. Simplicity at its must. Ingredients are few but extra fresh and delightful, easy to come together in only five minutes… so you should not have any troubles to make it yours. The only thing is that panna cotta needs to be made a day ahead… which is perfect for a Mother’s Day dessert.
- 1 cup whole milk (I used 2% milk)
- 3 cups heavy cream or 2 cups heavy cream + 1 cup half and half
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 lemon juice
- 1 teaspon lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 2 teaspoons unflavored powdered gelatin
- 1/2 cup or more grated chocolate
Place milk in a bowl, sprinkle gelatin and let it soften for about 5 minutes. Pour cream in a large saucepan, over slow heat, gently bring cream to simmer, not boil, adding sugar, vanilla, lemon zest and juice, honey, stir well, till sugar is dissolved, and panna cotta begins to thickens.
Now, very lightly, oil with unflavored oil 6 ramequins, pour the panna cotta on each one, till they are 2/3 full, place ramequins on a tray, refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours.
When serving the panna cotta, sprinkle with grated chocolate adding strawberries orange salad on the side.
The Gourmet Strawberries orange salad
- 2 to 3 cups of strawberries, hulled, washed and dried.
- 3 tablespoons of sugar
- 2 +1/2 oranges juice
- 1/2 orange chopped
- 1 teaspoon honey (optional)
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate if possible overnight. All beautiful flavors will combine…