Pink Lady® hives with refreshing verbena sorbet

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Ruches de pommes Pink Lady®, sorbet léger à la verveine
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Preparation
20min
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Jacques and Laurent Pourcel designed this dish to accentuate the flavors of Pink Lady®. Try it now!

Ruches de pommes Pink Lady®, sorbet léger à la verveine

Verbena sorbet

Ingredients

  • 250 g sugar
  • 250 g water
  • 5 Juice of a lemon
  • 2 egg whites
  • 190 g Perrier
  • 1 bunch of fresh or dried verbena

Preparation

  1. Mix the water, the sugar and the lemon juice, boil and add the verbena to infuse. Let cool. Add the Perrier and the egg whites and place the mixture in a sorbet machine, follow directions, and then freeze.

Sweet dough

Ingredients

  • 250 g flour
  • 100 g butter
  • 50 g icing sugar
  • 1 egg

Preparation

  1. Mix the flour, the butter and the sugar and add the eggs. Roll the dough, cut out circles measuring roughly 8 cm and bake at 180°C.

Pink Lady® hives

Ingredients

  • 6 Pink Lady® apples
  • 50 g sugar
  • 20 g butter

Preparation

  1. Peel the Pink Lady® apples and cut them into quarters. In a frying pan, brown the apples with the sugar and the butter for around 3 minutes. Then place them in a half-circle mould and bake for 20 minutes. Next place them on a circle of sweet dough and then remove from mould.

Lemon coulis

Ingredients

  • 1 lime
  • 1 lemon
  • 150 g sugar
  • 1 Juice of a lemon
  • 2 tsp potato starch

Preparation

  1. Blanch the lemon and lime rinds in a saucepan containing water. Bring the sugar to the boil and gradually add the potato starch diluted in the water, add the lemon and lime rinds sliced in long, thin strips and mix well. Next, add the lemon juice and 15 g of sugar.


Pink Lady® top tip

On a large plate, arrange the Pink Lady® apple hive and a large scoop of verbena sorbet and drizzle lemon coulis around.

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