Raspberry and chocolate mousse delight


It’s birthday month in our bubble and I went all out to make S and J’s favourite dessert. Layers are chocolate pate sable biscuit layers, raspberry jelly layers, chocolate and raspberry mousse, with a cocoa mirror glaze, garnished with freeze dried raspberries and gold (!! I did say I went all out!!). It’s deviously straightforward…

Chocolate mousse dome entremet with Valrhona and Ponthier fruit puree


My ultimate favourite chocolate is Valrhona. Recently I had a mini sampling of the range at Sabato. I thought I would be persuaded to fall for a different type (hello Azelia – hazelnut) and Itakuja (passionfruit)) and was surprised to find myself steadfast in loving Manjari. The fruity notes first captured my love for Valrhona…