Panna Cotta and Raspberry Parfait

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This is a lovely dessert which combines the goodness of panna cotta with a thickened raspberry sauce in beautiful layers. Like all parfaits, this dessert is built up one layer at a time. The taste is amazing and it is visually appealing. It is a dessert which is subject to your interpretation: you can use a little or a lot of one of the components depending on what you like or how rich you want the flavors to be.

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INGREDIENTS:

(1) Panna Cotta. A recipe for panna cotta can be found here. I doubled the recipe for these 4 servings.

(2) Raspberry Jelly. A recipe for raspberry jelly can be found here. I used the full recipe.

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PROCEDURE:

(1) The process is very simple. Allow both components to cool down until they are warm to the touch.

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(2) Start building up your layers. Chill the glass cups after each layer. This can be done by placing them in the fridge for about an hour or in the freezer for about 30 minutes. As soon as you notice that one layer is firm, pour in the next layer and continue this way until you have used up all the liquids. When pouring the liquids into the glass cups, be careful not to stain the sides of the glass cups with the liquid as you want a neat and well layered dessert.

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(3) To create slanted patterns, place the glass cups in a bowl so they rest diagonally.

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(4) After you have added the last layer, cover the top of the glass cups with cling film and chill the dessert in the fridge for at least a couple of hours. Preferably overnight.

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Terry Adido is passionate about showing people how easy it is to recreate restaurant quality meals in the comfort of their kitchens. With a style of cooking he refers to as Afro-European Fusion, his meals are influenced greatly by French and Italian Cuisine with a West African twist. If you love good food, you are in for the ride of your life.

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8 comments on “Panna Cotta and Raspberry Parfait
  1. abiola. olutayo says:

    Thank you.

  2. mariam owolabi says:

    Wao,tanx a million times.

  3. toyin quadri says:

    thank you terry for sharing always

  4. damola lara says:

    rely nice i watched this on a bbc show by loraine pascale just last night…it looked so easy

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