BLUEBERRY,BASIL,LEMON PANNACOTTA


Easiest dessert with different combination of basil and blueberries .

Made a trifle impression with blueberry sauce ,and few snips of basil leaves and lemon

rind gratings only for the lemon flavour.

The outcome was tooo good .Basil has become my obsession so trying out new recipes.

Simple dessert with simple ingredients!

INGREDIENTS

3 cups milk

3/4 cup fresh cream

3 tsp.gelatine

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 tsp.vanilla essence

1/2 cup blueberries (pitted )

Few fresh basil leaves chopped

1/2 tsp.lemon peel gratings

1/2 tsp.lemon juice

METHOD

Cook the berries in 1-2 tblsp of sugar till sugar dissolves.Blend it fine.

Add lemon juice,and press through a sieve,or strainer to get a thick sauce.Set aside.

Soak the gelatine in 1/4 cup water till it blooms (2-3 minutes)

Boil the milk and cream till it reaches hot point only not boiling.

Add the gelatine and cook on a very low flame for 2-3 minutes  or untill gelatine has

corporated well and dissolved.Add the rest of the ingredients.

Pour the blueberry sauce into the prepared ramekins.

Pour the  prepared cream over the blueberry sauce slowly .

Refridgerate to set.

 

 

 

 

CHOCOLATE AND BANANA BROWNIES


Chocolate and banana is one good combination commonly loved my many.Banana is one

particular fruit which any household will have daily.At times ,when they tend to get overripe

you can use them in recipes like this .Brownie is one good dessert which can be served at any

meal with combinations of cream,ice-cream,melted chocolate,custard ….and also an easy

dessert to make.

Now ..for the recipe

INGREDIENTS

3/4 flour*

1/4 cup almond flour*

100gm butter

2 heaped tblsp.cocoa powder

1/4 cup chocolate chips (dark will be fine)

2 eggs

100gm sugar

2 medium sized bananas

1/2 tsp vanilla essence/ rum or any liquor (liquor is optional)

A pinch of salt

Few walnuts or any nuts of your choice.

METHOD

Melt the butter and cocoa together in a bain-marie,(double boiler).Once It is melted,remove

from heat and set aside.Beat the eggs with a pinch of salt,and sugar.Mash the bananas

and add to the egg mixture.Add gradually to the chocolate mixture and blend well.Add

essence/liquor.Finally fold in the flour and mix well.Pour into a greased baking tray,sprinkle

nuts on top and bake in a moderate oven for 30-35 minutes (180 degrees).Can be topped with

Ganache or any chocolate sauce.

Note-*If you are not using almond flour,you can use 1 cup flour