In the tradition of Mexican chocolate mole, this is a vegetarian chilli not lacking in flavour like some others. Please don't shy away from the use of dark chocolate here - it gives a delicious depth of flavour, imparting an earthy bitterness that you can't quite put your finger on.
I use the chipotle peppers found in tins of adobo sauce for this, but you can substitute a chipotle powder or paste (to taste) if you're unable to find them. Chipotle peppers will give a mild heat and smokey note - they are definitely my favourite of the chilli family. I am a self confessed chilli wuss and this is perfect for my taste, but feel free to add extra cayenne upon seasoning to bring things up a notch.
Traditionally a canelé is a small French pastry with a soft and tender custard center and a dark, thick caramelized crust. This is my take on this French classic. Cacao again is at the forefront of this dish but is offset nicely with the freshness of the mulberries and the spice of the ginger. I often breakout these bad boys for dinner parties, particularly as they are so quick and easy to make. Last time I made ...
These muffins are made with cooked quinoa (rather than quinoa flour). It is therefore super moist and dense and has an intense chocolate flavour (which suits me because I LOVE dark chocolate). If you prefer your chocolate a little less intense perhaps try with a little less cacao. I chose to make these entirely in a blender – super easy and really successful! Amy Crawford - The Holistic Ingredient