Coconut Panna Cotta with Pineapple Carpaccio


  • 450ml cream
  • 150ml coconut milk
  • 120g Selati Castor Snow
  • 1/2 vanilla pod
  • 45ml coconut liqueur (optional)
  • 4 leaves gelatine, soaked in cold water
  • 125ml white wine
  • 375ml water
  • 90g Selati Castor Snow
  • 1/2 vanilla pod
  • 1/2 lemon, zest only
  • 1 pineapple, thinly sliced


Bring the coconut milk, cream, vanilla and the sugar up to boil.

Remove from the heat and add the liqueur. Stir to dissolve the sugar.

Stir in the soaked gelatine and allow to melt.

Cool, strain and pour into moulds.

Refrigerate to set.

For the carpaccio, in a large saucepan, combine the wine, water, sugar, vanilla and lemon and bring up to the boil.

Once boiling, turn down the heat to a gentle simmer, and place the pineapple into the liquid.

Poach gently until ready ( about 2 minutes ).

Remove the pineapple from the syrup and leave to cool.

Serve the slices on a plate topped with the unmoulded panna cotta.


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