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Our Michelin Chefs Cook series always brings you the best videos of top chefs working their craft. We’ve so far covered seasonal vegetables such as asparagus and truffles, homely dishes like roast chicken, even recipes for themed menus like Valentine's Day and Easter.
Here, we take on the sweeter side of life with dessert recipes by five different Michelin-starred chefs from around the world. Ever wondered how to make the perfect shortcut pastry like Heston Blumenthal, or how the sugar cylinder for the tiramisu dish is made at the 3-star Le Bernardin?
Find out their tips and tricks to make the perfect sweet endings to a meal with these videos featuring Gordon Ramsay, Heston Blumenthal, Raymond Blanc, Daniel Pearse (pastry chef of Yauatcha, Soho) and Michael Laiskonis (pastry chef at Le Bernardin, NYC).
1. GORDON RAMSAY’S ESPRESSO PANNA COTTA
Chef Ramsay takes the stress out of the last course of the meal with this simple espresso panna cotta recipe.
2. HESTON BLUMENTHAL’S TREACLE TART
Chef Blumenthal’s tips on making this English classic from the BBC Series ‘In Search of Perfection’ may just teach you some things you didnt know, even for the experienced cook.
3. RAYMOND BLANC’S CAFE CREME DESSERT
To make the chocolate coffee mug, complete with edible saucer and handle is going to take some time, so start at least 6 hours ahead on this one. With all the effort, this dessert is a true act of love. Find out step by step how to make Blanc’s signature dessert.
4. BLACK FOREST DESSERT FROM YAUATCHA
Yauatcha in Soho, London is a Michelin-starred Chinese teahouse that happens to make some of the most delectable desserts with an asian twist. Executive pastry chef Daniel Pearse shows you how to make their ’Black Forest' dessert, complete with exact measurements for each ingredient.
5. DECONSTRUCTED TIRAMISU AT LE BERNARDIN
Pastry chef Michael Laiskonis of Le Bernardin makes a deconstructed tiramisu using an iSi Injector for the mascarpone cream, served in coffee sugar cylinders, along with three different chocolate-coffee sauces and chocolate cake.
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