La Dolce Vita

( As the name hints towards a good and a sweet life – so is the creative dessert with goodness and energies of exotic figs and honey laced in saffron hinted creamy Italian Mascarpone with sensuous aroma of spicy cinnamon concocted in fuller creamy passionate saffron – A young dessert sure to boost up the charm and spice to life )



  1. 1500 gms fresh figs
  2. 4 tbsp honey
  3. 200 gms mascarpone
  4. 1/2 pound unsalted pistachios (shelled)
  5. Ground cinnamon and grated dark chocolate, garnish


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

For each fig, cut a cross over the stem end, just deep enough to gently squeeze the fig open. Place on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 5 to 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the honey and mascarpone in a bowl. Coarsely chop the pistachio nuts, and then add them to the bowl. Remove figs from the oven. Place on a serving plate and top with mascarpone mixture. Garnish with cinnamon and grated dark chocolate.

Aman Tandon
Regional Exec. Chef
The Pride Hotel

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