Definition of panna cotta in English:

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panna cotta

Pronunciation: /ˌpanə ˈkɒtə/


A cold Italian dessert made with double cream, often served with caramel syrup.
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  • Place a piece of sugar decoration into the side of the panna cotta.
  • Bea's creamy cinnamon panna cotta, in contrast, was excellent.
  • The best of the bunch is the smooth butterscotch panna cotta, served with swirls of curried cocoa gelée in a tall martini glass.


Italian, literally 'cooked cream'.

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