You will need:
3 tbsp water
A few drops of vanilla essence
180 g (6 oz) white chocolate, grated
2 eggs (separated)
300 ml (10 fl.oz) whipping cream
45 g (1 ½ oz) chopped pistachio nuts4 whole pistachio nuts
How to make white chocolate and pistachio mousse
- Place the water, vanilla essence and chocolate over a bowl of hot water until the chocolate has melted. Stir until smooth, then whisk in the egg yolks.
- In a clean bowl, whisk the whites until they make soft peaks. Lightly beat the cream and fold two thirds into the chocolate mixture, followed by the egg whites.
- Place a spoonful in the bottom of four glasses. Sprinkle with chopped pistachios; add more mousse and more pistachios until the glasses are full.
- Finish whipping the remaining cream and place a spoonful on the top of each glass. Decorate with whole pistachios to finish.