Dish: dessert
Skill Level: easy
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 20′


4 peaches 
4 tsp caster sugar
1 vanilla pod
3½ fl oz Storica Nera


Step 1: To make the vanilla sugar, cut the vanilla pod and remove the seeds. Place them in a food processor, add sugar and blend for 30 seconds.

Pesche grigliate alla Storica

Step 2: Clean and dry the peaches. Cut the peaches in half and remove the pits.

Pesche grigliate

Step 3: Sprinkle the vanilla sugar on to the peaches with Storica Nera and leave to macerate for a few minutes.

Pesche grigliate alla Storica 1

Step 4:  Pop the peaches, cut-side up, onto the grill and cook for 3′. Turn them over and then grill for another 3-4′ until they start to caramelise.

Pesche grigliate alla Storica 2

Step 5: Remove them from the grid with kitchen tongs and lightly brush them again with vanilla sugar and Storica Nera.

Pesche grigliate alla Storica 3

Step 6: Leave to cool a few minutes and lastly garnish the hollow with a spoon of mascarpone, crème fraîche or vanilla ice cream.

Pesche grigliate alla Storica 4

Step 7: Decorate with a leaf of mint and serve immediately.