HINA

Verrines, Ice Cream and Sorbet

Steps: 6

An original recipe by Rémi Poisson

Makes 48 desserts

Recipe steps

Coconut Meringue Tube

  • 400gegg whites
  • 575gsugar
  • 225ggrated coconut
  1. Make a Swiss meringue mixture, then, once it has cooled, sift in the coconut.
  2. Cut out some 4.5 x 21cm pieces of guitar sheets and spread the meringue mixture onto each one.
  3. Place each strip into a 6cm stainless steel ring.
  4. Leave in a dehydrator at 115°F (45°C) for a minimum of 12 hours, then turn out the tubes.
  5. Leave the tubes in the dehydrator or a sealed container until you are ready to plate up your desserts.

Namelaka

  • 190gmilk
  • 3 eavanilla beans
  • 10gglucose
  • 4gpowdered gelatin (220 bloom)
  • 20gwater for gelatin
  • 350gOpalys 33%
  • 380gheavy cream 36%
  1. Bring the milk to a boil with the scored vanilla beans. Infuse for about 2 hours, then strain the liquid and add more milk to adjust the weight.
  2. Heat the infused milk with the glucose. Add the rehydrated gelatin.
  3. Slowly combine with the melted chocolate. Immediately mix using an immersion blender to make a perfect emulsion.
  4. Add the cold cream.
  5. Mix again. Leave to set in the refrigerator, preferably overnight.

Sponge

  • 80gblanched almond flour
  • 80ggrated coconut
  • 70gpastry flour
  • 155gconfectioner’s sugar
  • 100gegg whites
  • 35gheavy cream 36%
  • 310gegg whites
  • 170gsugar
  1. Mix the dry ingredients with the smaller portion of unbeaten egg whites and cream.
  2. Beat the other portion of egg whites.
  3. Once the egg whites are stiff, incorporate them into the first mixture.
  4. Bake on a silicone-coated mat at 340-375°F (170-190°C).

Raspberry Confit

  • 740graspberry purée
  • 125gglucose
  • 125gsugar
  • 12gpectin NH
  1. Heat the purée and glucose to 105°F (40°C).
  2. Mix the sugar with the pectin NH then add it to the heated purée.
  3. Bring to a boil and store in the refrigerator.
  4. Put your confit in a piping bag so you are ready to assemble your dessert.

Raspberry & Lychee Sorbet

  • 60gwater
  • 725glychee purée
  • 50graspberry purée
  • 45gsugar
  • 60gglucose
  • 40gdextrose
  • 20ginulin
  • 4gice cream stabilizer
  1. Combine the stabilizer with 10% of the sugar. Set aside.
  2. Heat the water with half the lychee purée.
  3. At 85°F (30°C), add the sugar, glucose powder, dextrose and inulin. At 115°F (45°C), incorporate the stabilizer mixture.
  4. Pasteurize at 185°F (85°C) for 2 minutes then quickly cool the mixture to 40°F (4°C).
  5. Combine the syrup and remaining fruit purées, then finish off using an immersion blender. Leave the mixture to set for at least 4 hours.
  6. Mix using an immersion blender and churn between 15-20°F (-6°C to -10°C). Store in the freezer at 0°F (-18°C).

Vanilla & Coconut Foam

  • 990gcoconut purée
  • 8vanilla beans
  • 70gsugar
  • 4gpectin X58
  • 125gMalibu liqueur
  1. Heat together the coconut purée and the vanilla beans.
  2. At 120°F (50°C), add the sugar and pectin.
  3. Bring to a boil. Leave to cool and add the liqueur.Mix and store in the refrigerator overnight.
  4. Before you use the foam, mix again using an immersion blender, place in a siphon and refrigerate until you are ready to plate up.

Assembly and finishing

fresh lychees (as needed)
NYANGBO 68% COUVERTURE (as needed)

 

  • Dice the fresh lychees and set aside.
  • Use a 3cm round cutter to cut the Coconut Sponge into pieces, and store in the refrigerator.
  • Prepare the scoops of Sorbet and store in the freezer.
  • Make some thin lines of tempered NYANGBO 68% and leave to set.
  • Use a small scoop to prepare some balls of Lychee and Raspberry Sorbet and store in the freezer.

Plating:

  • Place the Meringue Tube in the center of the plate.
  • Put 20g of Namelaka in its base, followed by a disk of Coconut Sponge.
  • Add 15g of Confit and 15g of diced lychee.
  • Put a scoop of Sorbet in place along with 25g of Coconut Foam, and use some chocolate “branches” for decoration (See photo).
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