1 vanilla pod
350 grams raspberries
6 tablespoons water
100 grams icing sugar
Juice of ½a lemon
1 ½ tablespoons brandy
2 fresh ripe peaches
250 ml vanilla ice-cream
150 ml double cream
25 grams vanilla sugar
Few chocolate leaves (can be bought readymade)
-Slit the vanilla pod lengthways using a sharp knife and scrape out the pith.
-Sort and wash the raspberries and puree them in a blender with the water, icing sugar, lemon juice, vanilla pith and brandy.
-Strain the puree through a sieve and reserve the sauce.
-Prick the peaches several times with a fork, scald and peel them. Cut the peaches in half and remove the stones.
-Arrange the ice-cream in individual glasses, top with the peach halves and cover one side with the raspberry sauce.
-Whip the cream with the vanilla sugar until stiff, transfer to a piping bag and pipe dream whirls around the peaches. Decorate with chocolate leaves if liked.