Coq au Vin is a quintessentially French dish found throughout wine country. It is simply chicken braised in wine. You should always use a good wine for this dish and it doesn't have to be expensive. In France, a basic Cote Du Rhone table wine is used. This is the perfect dish for a cool fall day or night.
Decadent and delicious and might just become your go-to dessert. The recipe may seem complicated, but think of it this way. You'll have four bowls for four components that you combine in the end. Melted chocolate, sugar and yolks, meringue, and finally whipped cream. Of course you'll want extra whipped cream for topping and plenty of shaved chocolate.
Total Time: 1 hour plus 2 hours and up to overnight for chilling
Yield: Enough mousse for one 9-inch 4-layer cake; serves 4 to 6 in dessert cups