Slurrp Exclusive- Impress Your Loved One This Chocolate Day With These Special Recipes
- Ayandrali Dutta
Updated : February 09, 2022 09:02 IST
These artisanal aphrodisiac menu will delicately balance and portray lux craftsmanship thus elevating the senses.
Valentine’s Day this year falls on a Monday and the whole week is about celebration. While weekdays are often reserved for work, Marriott International gives you a chance to make a one-of-a-kind reservation! Catering to the palates of those seeking rich and flavorful meals, hotels have introduced 3 delectable cuisines to choose from – European, Indian, Asian. If you are craving a Burrata or a Ravioli, the European DIY kit is meant for you. For those seeking a gourmet twist to a few classic Indian dishes, you can opt for the Indian spread. In the Asian DIY Kit, you can munch into a satay and relish a wok cooked rice. While you don the role of sous-chef, you will be guided via a step-by-step video.
You can focus on creating a romantic ambience for your date, cooped up at home and choose from either one of the 4 richly luxurious all-encompassing DIY kits. For those with a sweet tooth, here’s the ‘Seven Shades of Red’ menu that you can opt for and dive straight into as they are ready and fabulous to eat, in addition to their heavenly appearance.
On this chocolate day here are three special recipes curated by Himanshu Taneja, Culinary Director- South Asia, Marriott International. He says “On a day meant to celebrate love, the desserts have been created so that our guests can make special memories this Valentines. These recipes in specific, symbolize the sweetness and love in every relationship. The Seven Shades of Red is the dessert menu in focus for this Valentine's Day and is ready for order through our MBOW home delivery platform ( Marriott Bonvoy on Wheels ). The recipes are easy to make and will only elevate the fun & celebration quotient. So, go on and replicate these two love-filled recipes this season, we hope you enjoy making it, just as much as we enjoyed putting it together for you.”
The desserts from the ‘Seven Shades of Red’ menu which will prove to be a pure, all-encompassing bliss! Consisting of patisserie entremets, this artisanal aphrodisiac menu will delicately balance and portray lux craftsmanship thus elevating the senses. The menu comprises of these desserts: Scarlet Red – a Vanilla cup Cake filled with homemade strawberry marmalade and topped with light strawberry flavor Italian Buttercream, The Éclair Story – filled with raspberry jelly and pistachio mousse, The Dark Side – a rich dark chocolate mousse filled with strawberry jelly and almond cake, Ruby Cheesecake – which is a Classic Philadelphia cheesecake topped with fresh berry, strawberry, and white chocolate Chantilly and more.
Here are three special recipes from the chef-
Fomage Blanc and Framboise parfait on Brown Butter Cake
Elle & vire cream 300gm
Caster Sugar 75nos
Vanilla bean 5gm
Pistachio Paste 90gm
Butter Unsalted Browned 70gm
Caster sugar 100gm
Egg yolk 35gm
Refine Flour 150gm
Sea salt 2gm
Pistachio Powder 130gm
Raspberry puree 250gm
Icing Sugar 60gm
Gelatin Sheets 10gm
E&V Cream 250gm
For Pistachio brown butter cake mix all the dry ingredients and keep them aside. Take the butter heat it in a pan and make it golden brown. Meanwhile, whisk egg yolk and add all the dry ingredients at last add the brown butter and bake in a tray for 10 min. Take it out from the oven and keep it in a chiller.
For the yoghurt mousse, soak gelatin in cold water. Mix yoghurt and sugar, add cream and add gelatin and set in the freezer.
For raspberry cream, boil puree adds icing sugar add gelatin. Fold in whip cream and pipe inside yoghurt mousse and freeze.
Set in deep freezer for a day and next day serve it on top of pistachio cake.
Hazelnut and Coffee Cream tart
Cocoa Powder 40gm
Icing Sugar 280gm
Almond Powder 100gm
Baked Chocolate mix
Amul Cream 480gm
Dark Chocolate 480gm
Hazelnut Paste 100gm
For the chocolate sable, cream butter, and sugar add eggs in it.
Add all the dry ingredients and mix. Rest them for six hours after lining the tart mould with a 2mm thickness.
Half bake the tart for 12minutes at 180 degrees. Take out and cool.
For the baked mix heat up milk and cream add chocolate, hazelnut, and espresso. Add the eggs at the end.
Pour the mix on a tart shell. Bake in the oven at 100 degrees for 15 minutes.
Balsamic Braised Strawberry Cheesecake with Greek feta
Philadelphia Cheese 400gm
Egg white 40gm
Fresh Strawberry 200gm
For the sable base, cream the butter and sugar together and add Egg white gradually. At last fold in the flour.
Take one cake ring and wrap it with foil. Place it on an aluminum tray.
Put the sable mix around 2cm thickness and spread it evenly. Bake it for 10 min at 180 degrees and remove from heat.
For the cheesecake mix, put cream cheese and sugar in a stand mixer and mix at slow speed, add eggs at last add cornflour. Pour the cheese mix on a stable base and bake in a double boiler for 40 mins at 140 degrees. Check when done and take out from the heat. Keep it chiller for one day.
The next day take out the cake from the ring.
Garnish with fresh strawberry.