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Hazelnut Praline Semifreddo

Serves 12

Tags: Ice, Vegetarian, Web

Oil a ceramic dish and put in the freezer
Heat the oven to 225
300 g Hazel nuts
Roast the hazel nuts for 4 minutes
Peel off the skin from the nuts
200 g Sugar
4 tbsp Water
Put the sugar and water into a thick pan
Leave it and watch it bubble, then turn to clear liiquid, then start to brwon
Move it a lttile so that it all browns evenly
Turn down the heat and stir in the nuts
put onto an oiled tray and cool for 20 minutes
Wrap in a tea towel and break into pieces.
4 Egg whites
Whisk the egg whites until they form stiff peaks
500 ml Double cream
Whisk the cream until stiff
55 g Sugar
1/2 tsp Vanilla pure or 1 vanilla pod
4 Egg yolks
Whisk the egg yolks with the sugar and valilla unlil pale yellow
Add the praline to the egg yolks,
Add the cream and egg whites and fold together
put into the chilled dish
cover with cling film and put into the freezer