Tuesday, 10 November 2009

Challenge of the week

Mrs Lowe has set me a challenge!
She likes red wine. She also likes chocolate.
Can I create a concoction which combines the two? I've got until this weekend to come up with a solution to this tricky predicament.
My first thoughts turn to the problem of temperature. Red wine is, almost exclusively, enjoyed at room temperature. Chocolate, however, prefers to be served cold. There in lies the problem.
I'm thinking perhaps a red wine reduced film, wrapped around a chocolate sorbet, with a stabilizing agent to enable it to withstand higher temperatures. Or perhaps a red wine straw filled with a chocolate foam...?
Watch this space...

1 comment:

  1. Well, if you can't come up with anything, and you want to cheat here are four recipes that include the two! http://bit.ly/4VF4CN Also, there's an amazing South African wine called Diemersfontein (I think it's the pinotage) which is a very chocolatey and delicious wine. Good luck!