Kefir Panna Cotta with Cardamom Plums

This is the fourth panna cotta recipe on this blog, and one I am delighted with. I used tart, creamy kefir as the main dairy ingredient, and lowfat milk to keep the flavors light and focused.  I modified my buttermilk panna cotta recipe, substituting  kefir for the buttermilk.  I topped this light and refreshing panna cotta…

Coconut Panna Cotta with Mango

Mangoes + Coconut = Delicious. Here is a cool, creamy, coconut panna cotta topped with fresh diced mango and toasted coconut. This is my third panna cotta recipe, and I hope you’ll find it easy to prepare and a joy to eat.  Use a full fat coconut milk and your coconut panna cotta will have the…

Panna cotta with saffron & rose

It’s February in the Bay area, but it feels like Spring.  The plum trees are covered in fluffy pink and white blossoms.  I wanted a dessert to fit the season, and created this delicate version of the classic northern Italian dessert, Panna cotta.  Though usually flavored with vanilla, this version is infused with two different…