"Exercise is a dirty word... Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate."

Haha...just a little chocolate humor for you.

We are on week 2 of chocolate candies class and it is fabulous..

Check it out!

 Making Nougatine
 Rolling it out thinly
 Skoring it! Getting ready to dip in yummy dark chocolate.
 Casting Ganache for chocolate candies

 Filling candy molds for a white chocolate pistachio ganache

 Scrape it clean!

 Fill it nice..
 Cap it off..and ready to set.

 Piped Rum Truffles
 Rolling the truffles in chocolate
 Finishing them in cocoa powder
Two candies made by Chef Josh.
Banana white chocolate ganache with Raspberry pate de fruit
Passionfruit white chocolate ganache

So much to learn, so much to eat.
All so exciting...
more to come!



Plated Desserts-A whole other world!

So I know its been a while, it been a busy couple of weeks.

I wanted to do a run through of some of the plated desserts we made over a 2 week period.

Here it goes...
Roasted Pineapple -mango sorbet and tuile
 Pear Hazelnut Financier -ice cream and pear chip
 Vanilla Bean Souflee-divine!
 Vanilla Chiboust with lemon madeleine, strawberry compote and tuile
 Papillote with baked fruits and strawberry sorbet with caramel tuile
 Red Plum stew-spice ice cream and tuile
 Creme Caramel-chantilly cream and berries

 Crepe Suzette
 Citrus Soup
 Cappucino Creme Brulee-chocolate cream and nut biscotti
 Almond Flan / Panna Cotta-fresh berries and tuile

The last 3 wks of plated desserts and exams have been exhausting..today we begun chocolate! Getting excited to work and learn with this new medium:)...stick around for new updates and info about something I think everyone loves...chocolat!