Vanilla panna cotta with strawberries and Grappa

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  • 3 vanilla pods
  • 150ml of milk
  • 600ml of double cream
  • 2 gelatine leaves, soaked in cold water
  • 60g of caster sugar
  • 35ml of grappa
  • 1 punnet of strawberries, washed, hulled and cut into quarters
  • 6 handfuls of mint leaves
1
Start be splitting the vanilla pods and scarping out the seeds. Add the pods and seeds to the saucepan with the milk and cream and bring to the boil. Reduce to a gentle simmer and cook until the mixture thickens to the consistency of thin natural yoghurt, this will take about 20 minutes
  • 150ml of milk
  • 600ml of double cream
  • 3 vanilla pods
  • 60g of caster sugar
2
Remove from the heat and leave to infuse for 5 minutes before adding the drained, soaked gelatine and sugar
  • 2 gelatine leaves
3
Whisk to dissolbe and allow to cool. Strain the colle mixture through a fine chinoise and add a dash of Grappa to taste
  • 30ml of grappa
4
Chill the mix until almost starting to set before pouring into 6 ramekins. Transfer to the refrigerator and leave until fully set
5
To serve, quickly dip the outside of the moulds in hot water and turn out the panna cottas onto plates. Garnish with the strawberries, mint leaves and a little drizzle of Grappa
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