Rich dark chocolate tart with poached pears

This luxurious tart is the ultimate in sweet indulgence. Rich, silky dark chocolate is topped with delightful honeyed walnuts and served alongside juicy poached pears - what more could you want in a dessert?

Food|Jul 19, 2019

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