If you want to try a different kind of cheesecake, track down some real gianduja chocolate and mascarpone cheese. If you can't find them, dark chocolate and cream cheese can be substituted, but don't forget the hazelnut liqueur!
In my quest to find an atypical chocolate cheesecake, this was perfect! I made it exactly as stated, and made it again using another high quality bittersweet chocolate rather than Gianduj. The phyllo is a wonderful change. Knocked everyone's socks off. - 07 Apr 2004 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
the batter tasted really good, but it was just ok once it cooled down. maybe because i used a heart shaped springform pan, i wished i didnt have phyllo on the side. - 19 Feb 2008 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
I tried this recipe scaled down to 8 servings and the results were amazing. Note that instead of a phyllo dough I made it with Graham crakers crust... Amazing! Also gets better with age! Thanks again I will be making it again! - 26 Mar 2009 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)