Let’s face it: a decadent date with your partner should really involve a bowl of handmade cheesy pasta and a flute of champagne.

Bryce Edwards, head chef at Transformer, strongly agrees with this sentiment. When tasked with picking a meal that would suit an indulgent date, he chose goat’s cheese ricotta gnocchi topped with black truffle.

As for the drink to match, the hazelnut and pear notes in the Moët Grand Vintage 2012 perfectly highlight the creamy texture of this dish.

This article is produced by Broadsheet in partnership with Moët & Chandon.