California Raisin Sphere with Cucumber and Pear Salad

AuthorCalifornia Raisins
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TERENCE PANG | EXECUTIVE PASTRY CHEF, RITZ CARLTON, MILLENIA SINGAPORE

California Raisin Sphere with Cucumber and pear salad
Yields1 Serving
Pimms Raisin Jelly
 200 ml Pimms
 10 g gelatin, bloomed
 60 g California Natural Raisins
Italian Meringue
 32 g water
 87.50 g sugar
 50 g egg white
 12.50 g sugar
Pear Parfait
 85 g pear purée
 1.70 g gelatin, bloomed
 57 g Italian meringue
 100 g whipped cream
 7 g Poire William liqueur
 250 g white chocolate
Walnut Sable
 8 g water
 25 g sugar
 60 g walnut, toasted
Pimms Agar Agar
 250 ml Pimms
 50 g sugar
 5 g agar agar powder
Cucumber and Pear Salad
 100 g cucumber, cut into cubes of 1.5cm x 1.5cm
 4 pears, cut into olive shape
 12 pcs mint leaves
 60 g Pimms Agar Agar
 60 g California Natural Raisins
 40 ml Poire William liqueur
 60 g walnut sable
Pimms Raisin Jelly
1

Warm Pimms up, add in gelatin and stir until it dissolves.

2

Place California Raisins into a small dome mould, then fill it with the Pimms mixture. Freeze the jelly for about 1hr.

Italian Meringue
3

Boil water with 87.5g sugar to 105°C.

4

Meanwhile, whip egg white with 12.5g sugar on low speed.

5

When the sugar syrup reaches 105°C, increase the speed of the beater to high speed and pour the syrup onto the egg white. Beat until a lukewarm mixture is obtained.

Pear Parfait
6

Heat up pear puree and add in gelatin.

7

Fold in Italian meringue, followed by whipped cream. Lastly add in Poire William liqueur.

8

Pipe the pear parfait mixture into a bigger dome mould and insert the Pimms jelly in the centre. Freeze.

9

Place two half pear parfaits together, then dip them into the white tempered chocolate to coat the entire sphere. Set aside in freezer until ready to serve.

Walnut Sable
10

In a saucepan, boil water with sugar, then pour in toasted walnuts.

11

Fry until the walnuts are fully coated with sugar.

Pimms Agar Agar
12

Heat up Pimms, add in sugar and agar agar powder mix. Pour into a container and set aside.

13

When the agar agar is set, cut into cubes of 1.5cm by 1.5cm.

Cucumber and Pear Salad
14

Mix everything together except walnut sable.

15

Place the salad into the scoop and garnish with walnut sable.

TO ASSEMBLE
16

Form a small bed of California Natural Raisins. Place the pear parfait on it. Place the cucumber and pear salad by its side.

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Ingredients

Pimms Raisin Jelly
 200 ml Pimms
 10 g gelatin, bloomed
 60 g California Natural Raisins
Italian Meringue
 32 g water
 87.50 g sugar
 50 g egg white
 12.50 g sugar
Pear Parfait
 85 g pear purée
 1.70 g gelatin, bloomed
 57 g Italian meringue