Share this entry
panna cotta Syllabification: pan·na cot·ta
Pronunciation: /ˌpanə ˈkōdə/
/ˌpanə ˈkädə/

Definition of panna cotta in English:


A cold Italian custard, often served with fruit sauce or caramel syrup.
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Definition of panna cotta in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources