I’m sure you all appreciate the light, healthy posts I share with you fairly often. But today I have a blog for you that must be good based solely on its name: Butter Tree. I mean, who doesn’t love butter? And who doesn’t love trees? Oh and by the way, it really is a wonderful blog.
Exhibit A: Sweet Corn Panna Cotta. Need I say more? Katie’s recipe has just a handful of ingredients, like sweet corn and blackberries, picked straight from summer’s bounty. I would describe her process myself, but she puts it so beautifully that I’ll let her tell you just how simple this recipe was.
“I cooked down a few handfuls of blackberries to a sweet, jammy mess. I cut pearly corn kernels from their cobs. I steeped these in a milky bath. I whisked in some cream, some gelatin, poured it all into glasses, and held my breath. This paean of mine, this paean turned panna cotta–it’s still mostly just a daydream. There are a few lines to it for now–spoonfuls that recall unmistakably the melting sweetness of a good ear of corn, fingers and mouths stained purple from an afternoon of berry-picking, and, maybe, just faintly, poolside barbecues and full bellies.”
Visit Butter Tree for other gorgeous dessert recipes, seasonal treats and more.
Sweet Corn Panna Cotta
Taking the kernels off the cob
Katie's self-described "sweet, jammy mess" of cooked down blackberries