Chocolate mousse for lovers

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A Whisper of Cardamom

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2024

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A bounty of reputed aphrodisiacs - chocolate, cinnamon, cardamom, chilli and black pepper - all come together to bring a sultry warmth. Chocolate has a curious affinity with spice, allowing it to take more heat than you’d think.

I like my choc mousse pure and dark without cream and sugar. But then again, I use both as accompaniments in the form of softly whipped folds and crunchy pepper praline to balance the intensity. This way they offer contrast as well as harmony; after all isn’