Chocolate delice

140ml full fat milk

325ml double cream

2 free-range eggs

340g good quality dark chocolate, minimum 70 per cent cocoa solids, roughly chopped

Malt ice cream

600ml whole milk

600ml double cream

60ml liquid glucose

1 vanilla pod

210g egg yolks

240g caster sugar

2 or 3tbspmalt extract (depending on your personal taste)


75g honey

140g glucose

400g sugar


25g bicarbonate soda


Chocolate delice

Heat the milk and cream in a saucepan, heat gently until it just starts to boil.Whisk the eggs in a bowl. And melt the chocolate over a ban-maire.As the milk comes to the boil, pour it over the eggs, then whisk constantly until thick and smooth.Stir in the melted chocolate until smooth.Transfer the mixture to a tray lined with parchment paper and put in the fridge to set. Its a good idea to line the bottom with a thin sponge base.Allow to set for at least 5 hours. Then remove from the tray and using a hot knife or ring mould portion the delice.

Malt ice cream

Put the milk, cream and glucose in a sauce pan, scrape the inside of the vanilla pod into it. Bring to the boil.Whisk the egg yolks and sugar together until white and thick in texture.Whisk the boiling liquid into the egg yolks and sugar, transfer to a clean pan.Stir the mixture continuously over a low heat, until it coats the back of your spoon.Add the malt extract.Once cool pass through a fine sieve and churn in the ice cream machine until frozen then store in the freezer.


Boil the water, sugar, glucose and honey until golden brown not burnt, approx.145 degrees.Add the bicarbonate soda and pour on to a tray to set.Once cool break into small pieces.

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