Celebrity Recipes

Polly and Waz Jones

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Polly and Waz won The Block in 2011 and are great supporters of HeartKids. Earlier this year they ran for HeartKids in the Swisse Color Run in Sydney.  This is a sophisticated and refreshing dessert treat, best serve chilled in individual glasses.

Ginger and Cardamom Delight

Ingredients:

3 Cardamom Pods

2 piece ginger (peeled and grated)

2 chai and vanilla tea bags

1/2 cup boiling water

1L buttermilk

3/4 cup caster sugar

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste

1 tablespoon powdered gelatin

1/4 cup chopped pistachio kernels

1 tablesoon orange zest

 

Directions

  1. Place cardamom, ginger and tea bags in a heatproof jug. Add 1/3 cup boiling water. Set aside for 30 minutes for flavours to develop. Strain mixture into a bowl. Discard cardamom, ginger and tea bags.
  2. Place buttermilk, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and tea mixture in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until sugar has dissolved and buttermilk is just warmed through. Remove from heat.
  3. Place remaining boiling water in a heatproof bowl. Sprinkle over gelatin. Whisk to dissolve. Add gelatine mixture to buttermilk mixture, stirring constantly until combined. Pour into eight 200ml-capacity glasses. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until set.
  4. Divide pistachios and orange rind between glasses. Serve.