Cooking on the Couch with Dale Schnell

KTCHN Dale SchnellIn a column called Cooking On The Couch, the team at CBS New York invited Dale (schnell schnell) Schnell, the executive chef at the Midtown eatery KTCHN to cook two recipes. Without revealing what this concoction is, I will share the ingredients of the South American version:

8 oz. Chocolate 72%
3/4 Cup Heavy cream
1/4 Cup Corn syrup
1/8 Cup Vegetable Oil
1/2 Cup Milk

Ground Spices:
o 1 tsp.. Cinnamon
o 1/4 tsp. Pink pepper
o 1/4 tsp. Star anise
o 1/4 tsp. Cayenne pepper
o 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg

KTCHN Dale SchnellAnd the Swiss mix:

2 oz Gruyere cheese
2 oz Comte cheese
2 oz Vacherin cheese
4 oz White wine
2 oz Vegetable stock or water
1.5 Tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 tsp salt

Pretty easy, huh? It is _________________!