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Chilled Zespri Green kiwifruit mousse

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Ingredients Method

Ingredients

For the mousse: 

  • 1 cup thick Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons thick cream
  • 4 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 4 Zespri Green kiwifruit ( chopped and pureed)
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons hot water

For the coulis:

  • 4-5 Zespri Green kiwifruit (chopped roughly)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • Few sprigs of rosemary

Method

For the mousse: 

  1. Put the thick yogurt into a glass bowl and beat for a couple of minutes.
  2. Next add in the thick cream and mix well.
  3. Add in the sugar.
  4. Stir in about 3-4 tablespoons of the coulis. This is to add color and flavor to the mousse.
  5. Put the hot water in a bowl and add the gelatin powder (stir briskly)
  6. Let the gelatin cool and then add to the above mixture.
  7. Set in the desired dessert bowls or cups and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

For the coulis:

  1. In a pan combine the chopped Zespri Green kiwifruits, sugar and lemon juice and sprigs of rosemary and boil on medium high heat till pulpy and well combined.
  2. Cool the mixture and remove the rosemary.
  3. Add the mixture into a blender and puree.
  4. Strain the puree.
  5. You may add the coulis at the bottom of the mousse or could even drizzle it over.
  6. Garnish with sliced Zespri Green kiwifruits and rosemary.