Panna cotta with Strawberry Balsamic SauceHoje para Jantar
Italian panna cotta (which just means "cooked milk") are wonderful dinner party desserts. The custards that are thickened with gelatin for the characteristic consistency. This recipe calls for using powdered gelatin, which is a quick and easy alternative to the more traditional sheets that require softening before cooking. The sauce is made by cooking fresh strawberries with balsamic vinegar (a classic pairing) as well as brown sugar. Fresh mint is a bright garnish.