Put the milk in a small saucepan.
Sprinkle the gelatin over it and mix gently.
Let the mixture rest or bloom for 10 minutes.
In the meantime, pour 2 cups of whipping or double cream into a pouring jug.
Get your bowls, glasses or ramekins ready for the dessert.
After 10 minutes, put the saucepan over low heat.
Add sugar and keep stirring till the gelatin and sugar have dissolved.
Let the mixture become hot but not boiling hot.
Pour the hot gelatin mixture into the cream.
Add vanilla extract and mix well.
Pour the vanilla mixture equally into the bowls or glasses, half way.
Put the bowls or glasses in the fridge and let the panna cotta set for 2 hours or overnight.