The combination of chocolate and fruit is a tricky area, but careful judgment can yield delicious results. Be picky about the chocolate you use here, as you’ll need the slight acidity and fruity notes of good-quality bitter chocolate to echo and complement the unique flavour and astringent tang of the currants.
To fill an 18-cm/7-inch cake tin, lined with a large circle of baking paper.
Honey & Co. At Home: Middle-Eastern recipes from our kitchen by Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich, published by Pavilion Books. Image credit to Patricia Niven.