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Quattro's Peanut Butter Panna Cotta

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Gastronomia Italiana. Twin chefs Nicola and Fabrizio Carro bring lots of Northern Italian dishes to their menu and with their pastry chef, Antonio Bachour, have loaded a traditional panna cotta with lots of peanut butter flavor. We're glad they decided to make Miami Beach their home....

Quattro's peanut butter panna cotta
makes 12 servings

3 cups heavy cream
8 oz. peanut butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 vanilla bean
4 gelatin sheets (silver)

To prepare:
Bring cream, vanilla bean, peanut butter and sugar to a boil. Put the gelatin over ice water and let stand for 5 minutes to soften the gelatin. Remove the cream mixture from the heat and add the gelatin; let cool slightly. Pour the cream mixture into ramekins, dividing equally. Cover and refrigerate; chill until set.

To serve:
Suggest serving a ramekin with caramelized bananas and chocolate crema on the side.

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