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Airy Guanaja dark chocolate with raspberry-pepper sorbet by Matthias Moser

Matthias Moser, award-winning chef and QimiQ Executive Chef, has learned and cooked in the best hotels. Hilton/Vienna, Hotel Victoria Ritter/Bern, Hotel Alpine Deluxe/Obergurgl, Adventure Catering/Vienna, Hotel Fürberg/Sankt Gilgen, among others. As head chef at the Jeunes Restaurateurs d`Europe member Kirchenwirt in Leogang/Salzburg, he earned two toques in 2017 with 15 points in the Gault Millau. He stands for creativity, perfection and above all regionality.

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Ingredients for 10 servings


For the raspberry and paprika sorbet

  • 45 g QimiQ Classic
  • 500 g Boiron raspberry puree
  • 70 g jam sugar
  • 90 g red pepper(s), diced
  • 30 g sugar

For the fluffy guanaja dark chocolate

  • 450 g QimiQ Sauce Base
  • 80 g egg yolk
  • 100 g egg(s)
  • 80 g sugar
  • 1 pinch(s) salt
  • 10 ml rum
  • 400 g Valrhona Guanaja 70% dark chocolate
  • 300 g egg white
  • 50 g sugar


  1. For the raspberry and paprika sorbet: Briefly boil 1/3 of the raspberry puree with the preserving sugar.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and blend.
  3. Pour into a Pacojet cup and freeze.
  4. For the fluffy guanaja dark chocolate: Mix the QimiQ Sauce Base with the egg yolks, eggs, sugar, salt and rum and heat to 70 °C. Remove from the heat. Remove from the heat.
  5. Add the dark chocolate, stir until dissolved and blend with a hand blender.
  6. Beat the egg whites with the sugar until stiff and fold in.
  7. Pour into moulds and leave to cool thoroughly.
  8. Pacify the raspberry and pepper sorbet and serve with the fluffy Guanaja dark chocolate.