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KUMQUAT JELLY


Category: Detox Dessert
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Setting time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4
Difficulty: 3

Ingredients:
• ¼ ounce Agar agar
• 2/3 cup Sugar
• 2 cup Warm water
• ¼ cup Sweet Bean Paste
• ½ cup Condensed Milk
• 1 tablespoon orange zest
• 4 cup Water
• ½ cup Kirshwasser (Cherry Water Liquor)
• 2 cups candied kumquat
• 2 cups candied kumquat paste

Garnish
Upper layer:
• Candied Kumquats, Agar agar, sugar, water, kirsch

Under layer:
• Candied kumquat paste, sweet white bean paste, agar agar, sugar, water

Preparation:
Upper Layer
1. Soak agar agar stick in a medium Bowl with 2 cup warm water for 30 minutes.
2. Transfer agar agar and water to a lg. saucepan.
3. Add 4 c. water. Bring to a boil over med. Heat and cook until agar agar is completely dissolved.
4. Add the kirsh and drain the Candied Kumquats and add to the agar agar mixture.

Under Layer
1. Remove saucepan from heat and add sugar, condensed milk and candied Kumquat paste.
2. Stir until sugar is totally dissolved and add the orange zest.
3. Pour into a 16×8 long cup. Let stand until cool.

Served
1. Refrigerate until pudding is firm, about 25 min. Serve chilled

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RICOTTA CHEESECAKE & ZABAGLONE SORBET


Cuisine: Italian
Category: Dessert
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Baking time: 90 minutes
Yield: 6
Difficulty: 2
Cost: $ 14.75

Kitchen Special Tools:
• 6 (8oz.) individual Ramekins
• 1 zester
• 1 whisker
• 1 set Measure spoons

Ingredients:
Ricotta Cheesecake
• 2 pounds ricotta cheese (32 oz.)
• ¾ cup white sugar
• 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
• 6 eggs
• ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
• 2 teaspoons orange zest
• ¼ cup golden raisins
• 2 teaspoons vanilla
• 1/8 teaspoon salt

Preparation:
Baking:
1. Preheat oven to 300ºF.
2. Butter and flour the ramekins and tap out excess flour.
3. Place the ricotta in a large mixing bowl, and stir it as smooth as possible with a rubber spatula.
4. Stir the sugar and flour together thoroughly into the ricotta. Stir in the eggs 1 at a time.
5. Blend in vanilla, cinnamon, orange zest, raisins and salt. Pour batter into the ramekin individually.
6. Bake in the center of the oven for about 75 – 90 minutes, until a light golden color.

Serving:
1. Make sure the center is firm, and the point of a sharp knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Rest and Cool on a wire rack. It will sink slightly as it cools.
2. Cover, and chill till serving time.

Zabaglione Ice Cream
Ingredients
• 1 cup whole milk
• ⅔ cup sugar
• 1 pinch of salt
• 1 lemon, preferably unsprayed
• 1½ cups heavy cream
• 6 large egg yolks
• ½ cup dry Marsala wine

Preparation:
1. Warm the milk, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan. Zest half of the lemon directly into the warm milk. Pour the cream into a large bowl and set a mesh strainer on top.
2. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the egg yolks. Slowly pour the warm lemon-infused milk into the egg yolks, whisking constantly, then scrape the warmed egg yolks back into the saucepan.
3. Stir the mixture constantly over medium heat with a heatproof spatula, scraping the bottom as you stir, until the mixture thickens and coats the spatula.
4. Pour the custard through the strainer and stir it into the cream. Add the Marsala and stir until cool over an ice bath.
5. Chill the mixture thoroughly in the refrigerator, then freeze it in your ice-cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Highlights:
1. Pair this gelato with a berry coulis, or spoon lots of sugared strawberries into a wine goblet and top with a scoop of the ice cream

Presentation:
1. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar, berries and top with ice cream sorbet.