Panna cotta is one of those luscious Italian desserts that seem difficult to make. In reality, that couldn't be further from the truth. Making panna cotta is a very simple process that yields spectacular results.
Essentially, you need to heat up cream (although some modern versions use milk) and thicken it with gelatin. Of course, there is a technique involved in the process and that is what you must master. It really all boils down to letting the gelatin 'bloom' in the liquid before heating it up. This video shows you how:
You see? It's not so complicated! Now that you've got the hang of making panna cotta you can give it a go with these Italian dessert recipes perfect for entertaining:
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