Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse
Ad Hoc's chef de cuisine Dave Cruz created this rich chocolate mousse as a refined homage to the pudding he loved as a child. At the restaurant he serves it simply, but it's also wonderful garnished with giant curls of bittersweet chocolate made with a vegetable peeler. More Chocolate Dishes
The mousse can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.
A fruity Cabernet blend is Alexis Swanson Traina's favorite complement to this luxurious chocolate mousse—its able to stand up to the mousse's potent chocolate, rich cream and bitter espresso flavors. For an alternative, pour a sweet red dessert wine or Port.