Celebrity Recipes

Polly and Waz Jones


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


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



  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.