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Pineapple carpaccio, saffron and cardamom syrup, vanilla ice cream and coconut shavings

Thin slices of pineapple cut with a mandolin and macerated in a simple syrup infused with saffron and cardamom. The carpaccio is caramelized using a torch and served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and roasted coconut shavings for a bit of crunch.

Ingredients

Recipe for 4 persons

For the carpaccio

0.50 Unit(s)
Pineapple
150 Gr
Sugar
150 Gr
Water
1 Pinch(es)
Saffron
6 Grape(s)
Cardamom seeds

For the garnish

40 Gr
Brown sugar
40 Gr
Coconut shavings
4 Scoop(s)
Vanilla ice cream
Pineapple carpaccio, saffron and cardamom syrup, vanilla ice cream and coconut shavings

Preparation time: 30 min

  • Saffron and cardamom syrup

    In a small saucepan, boil sugar and water, add cardamom seeds and simmer on low heat for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Using a small sieve, remove the cardamom seeds from the mixture. Add the saffron and let steep for 10 minutes. Pour the mixture over the pineapple slices and let cool to room temperature.

  • Pineapple carpaccio preparation

    Peel the pineapple with a chef's knife. First remove the head and the base and the follow the shape. Remove all blackheads. Cut pineapple into 2, lengthwise, then slice it thinly on a mandoline to get thin slices and place them in a large dish.

  • To serve

    Place thin slices of pineapple on each plate in a fan. Sprinkle a spoonful of brown sugar. Caramelize with a torch then place a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. Sprinkle with a little saffron syrup and garnish with roasted coconut shavings.

To know if a pineapple is ripe, there are two tricks: First, the leaves should be easily detached from the head. Second, the base of the pineapple should be fragrant.

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