Definition of panna cotta in English:

panna cotta

Syllabification: pan·na cot·ta
Pronunciation: /ˌpanə ˈkotə


  • A cold Italian custard, often served with fruit sauce or 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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