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Favourite Chocolate Delight : Sr Chef de Partie Harish Kumar, Crowne Plaza New Delhi Okhla

Chocolate unites us all!

If there ever was anything that everyone unanimously agreed upon, it would be about chocolate’s delicious taste.

During these tough times, it is essential to keep up your mood and nothing better than having a bite of a chocolate dessert!

Today’s Traveller invites Sr Chef de Partie Harish Kumar, Crowne Plaza New Delhi Okhla to share his favourite Choco Delight…

Sr Chef de Partie Harish Kumar edited Favourite Chocolate Delight : Sr Chef de Partie Harish Kumar, Crowne Plaza New Delhi Okhla
Sr Chef de Partie Harish Kumar, Crowne Plaza New Delhi Okhla

Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse

Ingredients

  • Sugar-150 gm
  • Water – for sugar syrup in equal ratio with sugar
  • Yolk -100 gm
  • Egg White:150 gm
  • Dark chocolate -400 gm
  • Rich cream -520 gm
  • Gelatin-12 gm
  • Roasted hazelnuts-50 gm
  • Hazelnut paste -10 gm
Favourite Choco Delight - Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse by Sr Chef de Partie Harish Kumar, Crowne Plaza New Delhi Okhla
Favourite Choco Delight – Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse by Sr Chef de Partie Harish Kumar, Crowne Plaza New Delhi Okhla

Method

  1. Place equal parts of water & sugar in a microwave safe container. Mix it and microwave it around till 121 degree Celsius.
  2. Once the sugar completely dissolves in water, let it cool down in the room temperature. Your sugar syrup is ready.
  3. Pick a bowl, add egg yolk and egg white and whisk it properly.
  4. Add the sugar syrup to the whisked eggs until it becomes foamy .
  5. Add whipped cream to the mixture and fold in melted dark chocolate.
  6. Add hazelnut paste for the texture and flavour.
  7. Add gelatin to thicken the mousse.
  8. Set this mixture in a mould ring overnight
  9. Spray some dark chocolate for the visual appeal and garnish with roasted hazelnuts for the signature crunch
  10. Dig in for your ultimate chocolate fix.

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