Posted at 3:04 pm
My favourite famous person wisely wrote on the train back to London that “it does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live”. She also reminded us that a nighttime stroll can remedy any lack of ideas.
Here’s the chocolate showpiece I was working on. I thought that I needed one for my portfolio, and it was good practice. They are a great deal of work when you have limited space and resources. Tempering 5kg of chocolate is no easy task. However the end result is always very rewarding. Some people might wonder what the point of doing a showpiece is, and there really doesn’t have to be a point. Everyone needs a medium to express themselves creatively, but if you were to sell it, it would most likely be to a bride and groom.
Posted at 1:30 am
Now that I have a little more free time from work, I can begin to enjoy life’s little pleasures like tea cups, rainy days, and bonbons. After all this year has been, its nice to stop, look around the kitchen and think hmmmm I feel like making something delectable today. Which is exactly what happened. On this rainy day the kitchen counter consisted of a loaf of bread, a bunch of bananas and some bourbon. Since I didn’t feel adventurous enough to make a bread truffle, I settled for a banana bourbon bonbon. Paired with organic 72% dark, this chocolate is a unique treat. Enjoy!
Posted at 7:51 pm
Once in a while its good to brush up on the chocolate techniques that made you passionate about it to begin with. Below are some examples of white chocolate lotus’s that I was working on today. Simple and elegant always wins.