About Olive Garden

Olive Garden is the leading restaurant in the Italian dining segment with more than 800 restaurants, more than 96,000 employees and more than $3.6 billion in annual sales. Olive Garden is a division of Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), which owns and operates more than 2,100 restaurants that generate over $8.5 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and employing more than 200,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. In 2014, Darden was named to the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the fourth year in a row. Olive Garden is committed to making a difference in the lives of others in the local community. As part of this commitment, Olive Garden restaurants have donated nearly 30 million pounds of food to local community food banks across the country.




Panna Cotta with Raspberry Sauce


Italian for cooked cream, panna cotta is a light, silky custard often flavored with vanilla. It’s served chilled, accompanied with fruit or chocolate sauce.


  • 1 1/2 qt heavy cream
  • 1/2 qt whole milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or ½ vanilla bean, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 8 oz fresh raspberries
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar


COMBINE heavy cream, milk, sugar, salt and vanilla in a glass bowl. Mix well.
HEAT bowl over double boiler until it registers 180°F on a thermometer. Remove from heat and remove vanilla bean.
DISSOLVE gelatin in the cream. Mix well.
PORTION into small glass containers and cover with plastic wrap.
CHILL in refrigerator until cold, preferably overnight.

BLEND raspberries on high speed until nice and smooth. Strain to remove all seeds. Add powdered sugar and mix well.
COVER and refrigerate overnight.


LOOSEN panna cotta from sides of small containers.
INVERT onto small serving plate.
DRIZZLE with chilled raspberry sauce.
SERVE immediately.


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Rachel Page said...

I tried your panna cotta recipe on Saturday and it was so easy to make! My family loved it!

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