A light and Summery sweet from Bon Appetit's Oliver Dunne


  • 100 ml milk
  • 230 ml cream
  • 60 g caster sugar
  • 2.5 g gelatine
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 250 g strawberries
  • 25 g caster sugar
  • 1 tblsp water
  • lemon juice
  • selection of mixed berries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries & strawberries
  • fresh mint leaves


  • For the strawberry consommé remove the leaves from the strawberries and cut them into quarters.
  • Put them in a bowl with the water and sugar and cover tightly with cling film then place bowl over a pot of boiling water for 1-2 hours or until the juice is extracted.
  • Strain through a fine sieve and allow to chill in the fridge until serving.
  • For the Panna Cotta, boil the milk, cream, sugar and vanilla pod in a small sauce pan. Once up to the boil add the gelatine and stir until it has completely dissolved.
  • Divide the panna cotta mix into four small pudding moulds or ramekins and allow to set in the fridge for 3-4 hours.
  • To serve arrange the berries around the outside of serving bowl, place the Panna Cotta in the middle and pour over strawberry consommé.
  • Garnish with some small mint leaves.

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