Chocolate Stout Cake

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Chocolate stout cake.  What might be conjured up in your mind (or taste buds) of  what a rich chocolate cake that you add 2 cups of stout Guinness would be like?     If you said “mouth-water” I think you got it right.  This recipe is from TheBittenWord.com  with the photo from them as well. […]

The Mexican Chocolate Tradition

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It may have been Spanish nuns in Mexico who first had the idea of shaping chocolate into bars and slabs. Convent kitchens weere regarded as a kind of laboratory where improved and more exquisite chocolate recipes were created. It was here that the technique of roasting and grinding cocoa beans was perfected. The Traditional Mexican […]

Chocolate Truffles by Lindt

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Here is a scrumptuous truffle recipe from Lindt.   They are delicious and so smooth. Chocolate Truffles by Lindt   Print Prep time 25 mins Total time 25 mins   Author: Lindt Serves: 20 Ingredients Ganache ¼ cup (60ml) heavy cream 5oz (150grams) Lindt milk, white or dark chocolate, chopped 1 tablespoon (15 grams) butter, […]

Recipe – Valrhona Sorbet Fraise

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500 g strawberry pulp (10% sugar added) 150 g caster sugar 60 g glucose powder 290 g mineral water 3 g stabilizer SL64 Heat the water.When the temperature reaches 40°C, add the sugars and the stabilizer. Bring to the boil. Cool rapidly to 10°C. Leave to mature in a refrigerator overnight. Add the defrosted strawberry […]