The rich, aromatic libation combines Woodford Reserve bourbon, vanilla liqueur, tobacco-infused maple, amber tinctures and cacao butter
; the glass is served within a leather handbag.
You might want to go for a therapeutic massage at the Malagos Chocolate Spa, where you can choose to use the cacao butter
, citronella, tropical fruits or local oils, which are said to be 'vital to an authentic Filipino healing and wellness experience.'
green tea truffles INGREDIENTS For the dark chocolate truffles: 240ml oat cream, soya cream or coconut cream 340g dark chocolate, very finely chopped 2 tsp We Are Tea loose leaf green tea (in a tea strainer) or one green tea bag Optional: 1-2 tbsp maple syrup, to taste Pinch sea salt For the white chocolate truffles: 51/2 tbsp oat, soya or coconut cream 2 tbsp cacao butter
300g white chocolate, very finely chopped 1 tsp vanilla paste 2 tsp We Are Tea loose leaf green tea (in a tea strainer) or one green tea bag Pinch salt Optional toppings: Beetroot powder, desiccated coconut, melted dark chocolate, melted white chocolate, matcha tea powder, cacao powder desired, and place in the fridge to firm up, for around 15 minutes for the white chocolate mixture and an hour for the dark chocolate.
Pop the mix into a saucepan with seeds from half a vanilla bean, two tablespoons of honey and two tablespoons of raw cacao butter
. Whisk until it's melted, and pop back into the blender until it's totally smooth.
The sculpture was made with 35 kg pure chocolate and the decorations were made with the mixture of cacao butter
and food coloring.