The presentation of this flaming dish is quite a show.
This dense cake, inspired by a Julia Child recipe, has been served daily at Zuni Café since it was introduced, in 1982.
This classic French pastry, whose name in both French and Spanish-mille-feuilles and milhojas, respectively-means thousand leaves (for its delicate multiple layers), is also known as the napoleon.
Although frozen truffles may be used for this unusual dessert, chef Michel Bourdin highly recommended fresh ones in this case, for their intense flavor.
Credit for inventing crêpes Suzette is claimed by French restaurateur Henri Charpentier, who in 1894, at age 14, while an assistant waiter, accidentally set a sauce aflame when serving dessert to the Prince of Wales.
A simple, elegant dessert.
It takes a few trial runs to get the hang of making crepes, so try this recipe a couple of times to reach perfection.
Light, fluffy, and decadently chocolaty, this dessert is a little taste of heaven.