Indulge yourself and your guests with this fabulous jelly crumble recipe from Jun Tanaka at Pearl for Taste of London
For the strawberry jus
For the Champagne strawberry jelly
For the Anglaise foam
For the crumble mix
To make the strawberry jus, mix the sliced strawberries with the sugar and place in a bain-marie or the top half of a double boiler. Cook on a low heat for 1-2 hours. Pour the strawberry mixture into a muslin bag or coffee filter paper and suspend over a bowl. Refrigerate overnight so that the jus collects in the bowl. Discard the strawberry solids.
To make the jelly, heat the strawberry jus. Squeeze the gelatine and add it to the strawberry jus. Stir to dissolve. When the gelatine has dissolved, transfer the mixture to a bowl, leave to cool then refrigerate until partially set - about 2 hours. Then whisk in the Champagne.
To make the Anglaise foam, pour the cream and milk into a saucepan and add the vanilla pod. Bring to the boil. Whisk the sugar and egg yolks together. Whisk the cream into the egg yolk and sugar mixture. Return the mixture to the saucepan and cook on a low heat, stirring constantly, until it thickens. Once the mixture reaches a consistency that is thick enough to coat the back of the spoon, remove it from the heat and whisk in the gelatine.
Strain the mixture through a sieve into a separate container and chill in the refrigerator. Once the mixture has cooled, place it in a whipped cream dispenser. To make the crumble, combine the ingredients in a bowl. Crumb the mixture with the fingertips and bake at 160°C until golden-brown. Reserve until required.
Tip: Foam can be made in a refillable siphon or whipping cream dispenser.
Recipe © courtesy of Jun Tanaka at Pearl
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