Sunday, March 20, 2011

Panna Cotta-- A Dessert Dream Come True To Serve At Your Wedding

Panna Cotta, a silky yet elegant Italian custard that can be served in a variety of ways and with assorted toppings to change it's flavor, texture and color is highlighted as a great wedding dessert offering on  They give you a recipe from the New York Times but there are a variety of recipes out there so you can create just the texture and flavor you want for your wedding day in case you are a DIY bride who doesn't want to leave the cooking to your caterer.

Serve this elegant dessert at your Italian wedding.  You can make it ahead of time and serve it in shot glasses for easy serving. Why not offer a panna cotta bar for dessert?  Offer your guests a variety of toppings in different colors to suit every palate. 

If you're looking for some good recipes for panna cotta, offers Panna Cotta: Italy's Elegant Custard Made Easy by Camilla Saulsbury.  This book not only gives you recipes for this upscale dessert but recipes for topping as well.  What more could you ask for?