Blood Orange Curd | Dulce De Leche | Macaron Morsels | Black Olive Chocolate Tile

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Appears in
The Elements of Dessert

By Francisco Migoya

Published 2012

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Why These Flavors Work

The acidity of the curd is tamed by the sweetness of the dulce de leche, which is not just sweet, but also contributes Maillard flavors and a smooth texture. The curd is acidic in taste but is also rich and creamy, producing a very pleasant mouth feel. The macaron is mostly textural, since its main flavor (almond) is very subtle and gets lost with the dominant flavors of blood orange and dulce de leche. Chocolate adds a flavor