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The secret of Ondra's success

Inspired by Joe's blog, I figured I should share a photo of Adam Ondra. So, here it is, the secret diet behind Adam's success:
Tiramisu
6 egg yolks
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup brandy
1/3 cup Marsala or coffee
1 pound mascarpone or ricotta cheese
1 1/2 cups whipping cream
3/4 cup extra-strong coffee
24 giant Italian ladyfingers
4 ounces semisweet chocolate; finely chopped
In bowl, beat egg yolks with sugar until light, about 5 minutes. Whisk in1/4 cup each of brandy and Marsala. Transfer to double boiler over gently simmering water; whisk for about 7 minutes or until thickened. Let cool. Beat cheese until smooth; fold in egg mixture. Whip cream; stir one-quarter into cheese mixture. Fold in remaining cream. Combine coffee and remaining brandy and Marsala. Arrange half of the ladyfingers in 11-x 7-inch glass baking dish; brush with half of the coffee mixture. Spread with half of the cream mixture. Repeat layers. Top with chocolate. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

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