The Panna Cotta Cream Team

Of-the-moment ingredients make chef Thomas Melvin’s panna cotta sing. In the winter, it’s vibrant blood orange tempered with cinnamon. 601 E. New York St., 317-420-2323,

In his Noblesville scratch kitchen, 9th Street Bistro, chef Samir Mohammad creates seasonal Italian cooked creams, like this wintry version layered with peppermint. 56 S. 9th St., Noblesville, 317-774-5065,

At the JW Marriott eatery, an ultra-smooth vanilla bean base is topped with sweet strawberry preserves, bits of pistachio brittle, and fresh basil. 10 S. West St., 317-860-5777,

Subito Panna Cotta in three flavor, plain, raspberry, and espresso in plastic cups

Having picked up the panna cotta recipe while living in Rome, owner Chuck Brezina constantly tweaks the flavors of his trattoria-style treat served in 5-ounce takeaway cups. 34 N. Delaware St., 317-755-1304,