Item 1 Panna cotta (cream, gelatin, perhaps sugar)
Item 2 berries (blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries)
Stores usually sell panna cotta with the berries on top. Is this just because it is more presentable, or is there a technical reason?
In particular, would the cream go sour if the panna cotta is poured over the berries so that the berries are fully buried inside? Are berries acidic enough for this to happen?
Reasons for putting the berries inside? There are at least two:
- Nudge kids to eat the fruits. "You want the nice cream; you've got to have the berries along with it."
- The two flavors mix better, and (imagining) the berries will last a day or two in the fridge without the skin "wilting".