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Gorgonzola panna cotta, honey and chutney verrines

I hosted a Christmas canapés party recently and I made these yummy verrines which are easy to make and look gorgeous.

Source: Mathon verrines

Ingredients

For 14 small verrines or 6 starter size

80g Gorgonzola
400g cream (full fat)
1 1/2 gelatine leaf
Honey

Chutney
375g fresh figs, quartered
75g brown sugar
45g raisins
150g onions, peeled and quartered
1 Granny apple, peeled, quartered and cored
3 cloves
1 1/2 tsp ground coriander
2cm fresh ginger, peeled and sliced

Method

  1. Place the onions, apple and ginger in the TM bowl and chop 3 sec/speed 5.
  2. Put the rest of the chutney ingredients and cook for 20 min/100C/speed 1, measuring cup OFF or until it has reached jam consistency (to test, place a tiny amount on a cold plate, and push slightly with your finger, you should see wrinkles, if not, add 5 minutes cooking at a time and repeat test).
  3. Tip out into a bowl and reserve.
  4. Place the gelatine in a bowl with cold water.
  5. Clean the TM bowl and place the cream into it. Cook for 4 min/90C/speed 1.
  6. Add the Gorgonzola and cook for 1 min/100C/speed 4.
  7. Add the drained gelatine and mix another 10 sec/speed 3.
  8. Place some chutney at the bottom of each verrine.
  9. Pour gently the Gorgonzola cream onto it. Leave to cool, then refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours or until the cream is set.
  10. Just before service, pour some honey on top and place a toasted walnut on each verrine.