Plated dessert.

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by kim_wicked, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. kim_wicked

    kim_wicked

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    I posted about a cheesecake, but I've changed my idea.

    Some background, I'm a culinary student, in the pastries section right now. We have to make a plated dessert.

    My new idea is a pear, poached in chai infused simple syrup, stuffed with a ginger creamcheese, reduce the syrup, and add some cream and honey... maybe thicken it with cornstarch if it's not the consistency I want. Pour the sauce on the plate, along with a bitter chocolate ganache.

    My issue right now is the there isn't enough textural contrast. I tried brulee-ing the outside. It worked, but I'm not sure it's exactly what I want. I could maybe dip the pear in some tempered chocolate... maybe some tuile...

    Ideas? Comments? Thanks guys! You rock!
     
  2. amazingrace

    amazingrace

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    Toasted nuts...almonds or pecans.