Chocolate Truffles © Denzil Green Chocolate Truffles are chocolate candies, named because they are designed to resemble mushroom truffles. To make them, a ganache paste, made of chocolate, cream and butter is shaped into small rounds, then dusted with cocoa powder to simulate the earth that truffles are found in. The ganache’s chocolate flavour may…
A very easy candy to make at home.
Chocolate Bloom is the white areas that appear on chocolate. In addition to affecting appearance and making the chocolate look old, Chocolate Bloom can change the texture and flavour, though minimally. There are two types of bloom, sugar and fat. Sugar bloom feels grainy. It happens when chocolate is stored in too-damp conditions and the…
Looks fabulous, and tastes just as great. A really fun recipe to make.
A classic blonde brownie recipe.
The chocolate and marmalade tastes together are fantastic.
A very rich, delicious cake.
The name says it all; these are rich and fabulous.
Chocolate Liqueurs are a category of liqueurs based on crème de cacao – cocoa beans infused in vanilla. To this base, other flavours can be added — orange, cherry, mint, etc. The liqueur can be white or brown. The alcohol content ranges from 20 to 40% generally. Not the same as “Chocolate Liquor.”
In the kitchen, the word “Temper” can be applied to many different things other than the mood of the cook. As a foundation, it’s good to have a quick, simple look at where the word comes from, to understand how a word that we normally use as a noun came to also be used as…
This is a great recipe to get kids to make, with your supervision.
Chocolate syrup is a thick, sweetened sauce flavoured with chocolate. Mint-flavoured varieties are also available. It can be used to make chocolate milk, as a topping for ice cream, or in baking. Most commercial bottled or canned chocolate syrups are made with corn syrup. More expensive kinds are not. Not all brands of chocolate syrup…
Set a platter of these out at a party, and stand back.
This is so dead easy that the package mixes for these kinds of puddings really don’t save you much work.
These look gorgeous and people will think you slaved for hours, but they are dead easy.
This is dead easy, and your guests will hoover these up. And, it looks stunning.
A fabulous loaf that couldn’t be less fuss.