Sugary drinks increase stroke risk: studyDrinking two glasses of cordial or soft drink a day could increases your risk of stroke by 20 percent, according to Swedish researchers.
It's official: The world's best margherita pizza is made in MelbourneForget flying to Italy for a perfect margherita pizza – you just need to get to Brunswick, north of Melbourne, for a slice of the world's greatest cheesy goodness.
Apple crumble biscuitsThese Apple crumble biscuits hark back to that time, but without the mouth cloying effects. They are buttery and sweet and can be made relatively quickly – certainly as quick as a 1970s packet...
Passionfruit posset with mango and passionfruit sorbet
5 stars - based on 1 reviews
- 400 ml pouring cream
- 180 gm caster sugar
- 160 ml (2/3 cup) passionfruit juice (see note)
- 50 gm each of mango and pineapple, finely diced
- 1 passionfruit, pulp only
- To serve: baby basil leaves
- 265 ml mango purée (see note)
- 175 ml passionfruit juice (see note)
- 35 gm liquid glucose
- 175 gm caster sugar
- 100 ml sparkling wine
- 30 ml mango purée (see note)
- 30 gm caster sugar
- 10 ml (1 tsp) strained passionfruit pulp
- ¼ vanilla bean, seeds scraped
- 1 gelatine leaf (titanium strength), softened in cold water for 5 minutes
- 150 gm tapioca pearls
- 200 ml coconut cream
- 50 ml pouring cream
- 50 gm pure icing sugar
- ½ vanilla bean, scraped seeds only
Prep time 45 mins, cook 45 mins (plus chilling, cooling, setting)
For mango and passionfruit sorbet, combine mango purée and passionfruit juice in a large heatproof bowl and set aside. Combine glucose and 450ml water in a saucepan, bring to the boil, whisk in caster sugar until sugar dissolves. Pour over purée mixture, stir to combine, pass though a fine sieve. Refrigerate until chilled, then freeze in an ice-cream machine according to manufacturer's instructions. Makes about 500ml.
Meanwhile, combine cream and sugar in a saucepan, bring to the boil over medium heat and simmer, stirring continuously, until sugar dissolves (4 minutes). Add passionfruit juice, simmer to infuse (4 minutes), remove from heat, cool slightly, divide among four 400ml-capacity glasses and refrigerate until set (1½-2 hours).
For mango jelly, combine sparkling wine, mango purée, sugar, passionfruit pulp and vanilla in a saucepan over medium heat, bring to just below the boil, remove from heat. Squeeze water from gelatine, add gelatine to pan, stir to combine, then pass through a fine sieve into a bowl. Cool to room temperature, then carefully pour over set passionfruit posset and refrigerate until set (1-1½ hours).
Meanwhile, for coconut tapioca, bring a saucepan of water to the boil and, stirring continuously, add tapioca in a stream, then stir occasionally until transparent (30-35 minutes). Drain through a fine sieve, rinse under cold running water, set aside to drain. Combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan, bring to the simmer over medium heat, stir in tapioca to combine, cool to room temperature, then spoon over jelly in glasses and refrigerate until firm (1-1½ hours).
Combine mango, pineapple and passionfruit pulp in a bowl. Top each glass with fruit mixture and a scoop of sorbet, garnish with baby basil and serve.