Chocolate Raspberry Financier
Neil Robertson, Canlis
Ingredients:Canlis’s homemade triple-crème mascarpone cheese, Barnard Griffin 2007 Syrah Port, Starbucks Casi Cielo dark roast espresso, Full Circle Farm organic raspberries

In a former life, Neil Robertson was a designer, which helps explain this bit of edible architecture. A slender tea cake was finished with a streak of sweet port reduction, its top piped with milk-chocolate mousse and espresso. These held in place a tuile of chocolate that served as the perch for mascarpone sorbet