Sriracha belongs on everything. There, we said it. Every realm of eats can be ameliorated simply by spewing some Sriracha on top. One, and only one, food category was exempt from that rule, and that was dessert. Upon finding the Sriracha Chocolate Pie, we were proven wrong, and learned that Sriracha truly can be put on anything, even the sweet stuff.
Officially known as the Sriracha Chocolate & Dulce de Leche Tart by Sift and Whisk, we shortened the title down a bit, pretty much because pie just sounds so much more delicious than tart. Our title doesn't include the decadent dulche de leche aspect, which must add a serious sweet element to a dessert dominated by rich dark chocolate and spicy Sriracha.
Not the simplest of recipes, making the Sriracha Chocolate Pie involves creating your own crust and filling, though the former can be done with a store-bought pie shell to save time. Then you fill it up with a sexy mixture of dark chocolate, cream, eggs, and Sriracha which covers a rich layer of dulche de leche at the bottom.
Spicy, sweet, bitter, and all around decadent, the Sriracha Chocolate Pie is a dessert with quite the sophisticated flavour profile. Learn how you can make your own here, and feast your eyes on some pics below.
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Even though their shaved ice desserts are huge, you may not want to share because they're also incredibly delicious.
Each shaved ice dessert on the menu is piled high with toppings ranging from taro to brown sugar milk to mochi, mango and strawberry.
If you're not in the mood for shaved ice — or you're ridiculously hungry — Meet Fresh also has taro balls, grass jelly, purple sweet potato treats, tofu pudding, almond soup, purple rice desserts, waffles and more.
"The concept of waffles in the shape of male and female genitals is already known in many parts of the world, especially in Paris, where the concept was very popular. [...] We thought why not have them in Montreal as well, that's where our story started," said Adam, owner of Marbello Gaufres Et Délices, told Narcity Media.
"The Sugar Mamy" is more unique: it is caramel ice cream and cotton candy confetti with melted caramel chocolate. To accompany these naughty pastries, you can get a strawberry, chocolate, caramel or vanilla milkshake.
Address: 150, ave. Mont-Royal E., Montreal, QC (Plateau)
Why You Need To Go: They're famous for their watermelon and pineapple bowls but have a big menu full of fun and delicious Hawaiian-themed treats. We can't wait to try the Strawberry Shortcake Sundae and birthday cake ice cream, which uses actual chunks of birthday cake.
Address: 1274, boul. de Maisonneuve E., Montreal, QC (Ville Marie)
Why You Need To Go: Some of the most refined and elegant soft-serve twists you can find, Sachère always keeps balanced flavour profiles in mind. Think toasted pistachio & sour cherry, Matcha & dark chocolate, and olive oil & grapefruit mint.
True ice cream fans know that more is always better! Le Grand Verglas (The Great Ice Storm), a creamery on Montreal's South Shore, lives by the same motto with its famous four-level cones. How could you not add crushing one of these delicious behemoths to your summer bucket list?
The "frozen bistro" in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu specializes in cold desserts from gelato to milkshakes and bubble tea — but if you want to go big or go home, order the "Grand Verglas."