Brisbane’s best panna cotta | Gourmand and Gourmet

Brisbane's best panna cotta

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Any food that jiggles is always good fun, but when it’s deliciously creamy and sweet as well, you know you’re in for a good time. You might think this classic Italian treat isn’t exciting enough to cure your post-dinner (or breakfast!) sugar cravings, but we’ve panna cotta tell you, once you’ve had a spoonful, you won’t be able to stop. Need another reason to get excited about panna cotta? It’s showing up on breakfast menus around town too, making it totally acceptable to eat dessert for breakfast. Here’s where to find it night or day. Breakfast Locavore | Woolloongabba Ok, so it’s a little less indulgent than usual, but Locavore’s yoghurt panna cotta with housemade muesli, fresh berries and honeycomb is still totally worthy of this list. Best of all, it’s all locally sourced, right down to the Bee One Third honeycomb! Artie & Mai | Albion If you can pass up banana bread French toast with bacon ice cream for something a little lighter, you’ll find a creamy lemon and lime panna cotta on Artie & Mai’s breakfast menu. Dished up with an artful array of seasonal fruit, it’s a fresh start to the day – and can totally be paired with a scoop of that bacon ice cream. Felix Espresso and Wine Bar | CBD If you never thought panna cotta was particularly sexy looking, wait until you get a load of Felix’s lush coconut chia version, artfully arranged with fresh fruit and muesli. Best paired with a banana and date choc espresso shake, to keep the healthy theme going. brisbane panna cotta tartufuo Dessert Tartufo | Fortitude Valley Panna cotta being an Italian affair, it stands to reason that you’ll find the best panna cotta in town at one of the best Italian restaurants in town. Honey and vanilla infused and served with housemade gelato like art on a plate, it’ll give your dining buddy some serious Tartu-fomo. Julius Pizzeria | South Brisbane Julius Pizzeria’s panna cotta with coffee caramel sauce is so perfectly wobbly it actually makes us feel slightly uncomfortable. But only until the spoon melts into that lush creamy centre and we get well on our way towards licking the plate clean. Coppa Spuntino | CBD How something so simple can be so damn delicious is beyond us, but Coppa Spuntino’s rosemary panna cotta amazes us every time. There’s always room for this sweet end to a meal, no matter how many slices of pancetta, potato and rosemary pizza we’ve had. Get wobbly. Words by Ranyhyn Akui