One dessert not to miss is their Caramel and Rum Budino with Espresso Tuille
The White Vairhona chocolate mousse with berry compote and orange Tuille
, made by pastry chef Varun Kanwal, is presented like a work of art and was bursting with sweetness.
But a cheeky firin sutlac, or rice pudding, and a tart orange sorbet with a chocolate tuille
and Turkish candyfloss (I ate mine without) more than made up for it.
Parfait (PS6) With just three choices of sweets, I went for the White Chocolate Raspberry (PS7), a large oblong of white chocolate cheesecake topped, oddly, with blackberries not raspberries and a melt-in-themouth chocolate tuille
TO SERVE: Pipe juniper caramel into the center of a cigar tuille
, leaving a small space at each end.
95), cappuccino and cherry bavaroise and tuille
Among the choices available are Blueberry Cheesecake, Stollen Bread, Gingerbread House, Chocolate Moist Cake, Classic Fruitcake, Parisian Macarons, a holiday bread called Panettone, plus a wide selection of cookies, such as Almond Tuille
Cookies, Choco M and M Cookies, Banana Walnut Chocolate Cookies, Rum Raisin Cookies, Old-fashioned Sugar Cookies, Peanut Butter Cookies, Gingerbread Boy and Brioche Bordelaise.
uk Marks: 4/5 Whitley Bay Artisan Bakery Mince Pies made with almond pastry, sherry soaked mincemeat and orange butter, with a marzipan tuille
The full menu will be released soon, but expect to enjoy dishes such as mixed seafood terrine, seaweed and king prawn salad and a sesame tuille
, pan-roasted duck breast, confit leg, redcurrant and parsley stuffing and a port reduction and orange and semolina cake, caramelised kumquats, brandy cream and Christmas pudding ice cream.
Dessert, which was a multi-textured chocolate concoction of mousse, ice cream and tuille
with dulce de leche ganache, featured the world's best chocolates again (Caraibe, a single-origin dark chocolate from the Caribbean; Jivara, a creamy, milky chocolate perfect for cooking with; and Manjari, a dark chocolate made with the finest beans from Madagascar), kind of snuck its way into our bellies anyways.
Fans of the long-running series are now used to foodie phrases like couli, tuille
and jus, but how about Robert's 'ri|ng on a cranachan pannacotta'?
Most debutantes head towards the higher end of the price bracket and the hotel looks like an explosion in a bridal salon, with satin, tuille
, pearls and diamonds as far as the eye can see.