Chios Mastiha Cream

Chios Mastiha Cream

Ingredients:

• 3 egg yolks
• 100 gr. Sugar
• 4 oz. Chios Mastiha liqueur
• 2 gelatin sheets, 7 gr. each soaked in water to soften
• 420 gr. cream cheese
• 2 Tbsp. strained yogurt
• 8 fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
• 300 ml heavy cream, whipped stiff
• Fresh strawberries for garnish
• 4-6 Tbsp. strawberry sauce or coulis, for garnish
• 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar

Procedure:

1. Beat the egg yolks, sugar and Chios Mastiha liqueur in a double boiler until the mixture is creamy and pale.
2. Melt the gelatin in a little water over low heat in a small sauce pan and beat it into the egg mixture. Add the cream cheese, yogurt and mint leaves.
3. Whip the cream to stiff peaks and fold it gently into the mixture. Pour into individual moulds and chill for at least four hours before serving. To serve, turn onto a plate and decorate with a few strawberries, strawberry sauce and balsamic vinegar.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s