18 Sep '11, 3pm

Asia's top chefs battle it out in chocolate desert competition: By Sara Grosse | Posted: 18 September 2011 2254

Asia's top chefs battle it out in chocolate desert competition: By Sara Grosse | Posted: 18 September 2011 2254

SINGAPORE: Four top chefs from Asia battled it out for a spot in an international restaurant dessert competition organised by Valrhona. Chocolate was the mainstar of their creations and contestants had to make a restaurant dessert that combined manjari chocolate with the flavours of Madagascar. Valrhona International's CEO Christophe Henry, said: "(Manjari) has got a beautiful fragrance. We can open it up and it has a really nice flavour. It has got this beautiful, dry and fruity taste and for a chocolate, it's a little bit acidic. For a dark chocolate, it's quite unique." The chefs were given four hours to prepare several plates of their desserts. Once completed, they must each present their dish to an international jury made up of well-known chefs. Bruno Menard, President of the Jury, Chocolate Chef Competition, said: "The most important is flavour. They are going to hav...

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