Panna cotta is a simple Italian dessert often flavoured with vanilla. Shaun Hill's incredible panna cotta recipe is as fresh as it looks, and comes paired with a vibrant selection of summer berries, such as raspberries, strawberries and blackberries. Prep time is remarkably quick for this lovely dessert, and you could easily adapt the recipe according to season by replacing the summer berries with whatever fruit available
Place a pan over a medium heat. Bring the cream, milk, sugar and vanilla pods to the boil
Once boiling, remove from the heat and add the soaked gelatine. Stir until completely mixed in
Pass the mixture through a sieve and leave to cool - if you are able to cool over a bowl of crushed ice, this will help to keep the vanilla seeds from sinking to the bottom
Ladle the cooled mixture ramekins and transfer to the refrigerator until set
To unmould, dip the ramekins into hot water for a few seconds then turn out onto plates.
Serve with the berries and drizzle a little Grand Marnier around the panna cottas
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