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Jerusalem artichoke semifreddo

Jerusalem artichoke is a perfect ingredient to use for sweet dishes especially in combination with brown sugar, maple syrup, or honey.

Creation by Gijs Kemmeren, Herberg de Kop van 't Land, Dordrecht, the Netherlands.

Jerusalem artichoke semifreddo

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Ingredients

300

g

Jerusalem artichokes

25

g

brown caster sugar

150

g

sugar

50

g

water

300

g

whipping cream

75

g

egg whites

1

leaf

gelatin

Preparation method

  • Cook the Jerusalem artichokes in the skin and blend to a smooth purée in a blender.
  • Measure 250g of the purée and dissolve the caster sugar and soaked gelatin in the warm purée.
  • Heat the water and the sugar to 115°C.
  • Meanwhile, beat the whipping cream until it has the consistency of yoghurt.
  • Beat the egg whites until they are airy, pour over the hot sugar syrup, and beat until cooled down.
  • Mix the cooled Jerusalem artichoke purée with the cream and fold through the egg whites.
  • Pipe into the desired shape and place in the freezer.
  • Allow to cool to a few degrees below freezing (semifreddo means half frozen) before transferring.

Serving suggestions

  • As a basis for a pre-dessert with a Jerusalem artichokes crisp and a parsnip and lime crème.
  • As part of a sweet composition with components of chocolate, yoghurt, parsnip, citrus fruits, sea buckthorn, or rose hip.

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