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Heart for Two

Enjoy the world’s most romantic dessert this Valentine’s Day

By LLM Reporters on 19th January 2017

This Valentine’s Day, discover 3 Michelin starred Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester’s exclusively created ‘Heart for Two’, a dessert designed by leading Pastry Chef Angelo Ercolano.

Made of two unique halves of chocolate and passion fruit, the dessert is the ultimate finale for any foodie couple.

The left-hand side of the heart is composed of a passion fruit cream which is piped between two layers of chocolate mousse, and glazed with dark chocolate.

The right-hand side of the heart is a tangy passion fruit sorbet dipped in chocolate and covered by a thin sheet of milk chocolate, on the edges of which a line of Chantilly cream is drawn.

The inner portion is then filled with a passion fruit jam, and is covered by another sheet of milk chocolate with a small heart-shaped cut-out.

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Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester holds three coveted Michelin stars

Lastly, both halves are joined together on a thin layer of chocolate biscuit and praline feuilletine.

The dessert is part of a unique Valentine’s Day menu and wine pairing created by Executive Chef Jean-Philippe Blondet and Head Sommelier Christopher Bothwell. Available exclusively on the 14th February for dinner, the menu features five bespoke courses, along with a glass of Rosé Champagne. Priced at £215 per person.

To make the evening even more special – why not book the most romantic table in London, Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester’s Table Lumière. Cocooned by 4,500 shimmering lights, the semi-private table cleverly immerses guests in the buzz of the restaurant whilst dining in their own private, glimmering world.

Valentine’s Day Menu, £215 per person (5 courses, with 1 glass of Rosé Champagne).

Dom Pérignon Experience for two, £590 (includes the 5-course Valentine’s Day Menu for 2 guests, with 1 bottle of 2006 Dom Pérignon Champagne).

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