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Art and Artists

Le Rouge Plaisir

Joël Robuchon - Monte-Carlo

The dessert created by Chef Patissier, Patrick Mesiano, with Lanvin’s Artistic Director, Alber Elbaz,
for Valentine’s Day at Joel Robuchon Restaurant, at the Hotel Metropole, Monte Carlo.


Ingredients for 4

Raspberry Jelly

Raspberries 100 Gr
Water 20 Gr
Sugar 10 Gr
Gelatine 2 Gr

Cheese Cake

Philadelphia cheese 200 Gr
Fromage Blanc 50 Gr
Maïzena 5 Gr
Vanilla 1 Gr

Lychee emulsion

Lychee purée 300 Gr
Liquid cream 150 Gr
Sugar 10 Gr
Gelatine 2 Gr

Jelly coulis

Raspberry purée 50 Gr
Hibiscus syrup 50 Gr
Agar Agar 2 Gr

Jelly overcoat

Water 250 Gr
Grenadine 5 Gr
Vegetal gelatine 2 Gr

From the grocery store

Shortbread biscuits 4
Gold leaves 





Plain white plates 4
Glass cups 4


Raspberry Jelly:
1. Cook in a bain-marie the raspberries, the sugar and the water for 10 minutes.
2. Pass through a sieve. Add the gelatine and pour 30g in each tumbler.
3. Put in the fridge to cool down

Cheese Cake:
1. Mix all the ingredients together for 3 minutes.
2. Pour in small round and square moulds and cook in the over for 20 minutes in a bain-marie.
3. Put aside to cool down.
4. Place the cheesecake slowly onto shortbread biscuits.

Lychee emulsion:
1. Heat the cream, melt the gelatine and add the sugar and the lychee puree.
2. Whip together until you get a creamy texture, close to a crème Chantilly.
3. Put aside.

Jelly coulis:
1. Heat all the ingredients together in a saucepan.
2. Pour slowly in order to create small domes.
3. Place in the freezer for a few minutes.

Jelly overcoat:
1. Bring the grenadine and the water to the boil and add the gelatine.
2. Dip the small jelly coulis domes in the liquid.
3. Place in the fridge to cool down.

Dressing the plate:

In the glass, pour the raspberry jelly and then place the round cheesecake on top.
Add the lychee emulsion and top with the raspberry dome in the centre.
Decorate with gold leaves
Place in the plate, next to the glass cup, a rectangular cheesecake and sprinkle with rose petals.

Friday, 28 January 2011    Section: Art and Artists
Article tags: dessert joel robuchon
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