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Lynn Wheeler2 years ago
Lobster Fondue
I love this recipe for a party. It is elegant, delicious, and can be served on a buffet family style or served in individual portion sizes for a more formal dinner party. Aside from the lobster it is ...
BBQ Rubs and Crusts
With BBQ season just around the corner and the recent trend for low and slow cooking, I thought we needed a chocolate take on the movement.
Top Tips From a Chef for BBQ Perfection
The open flame is one of the oldest cooking methods in the world. Every culture does it. The only real difference is in the ingredients and how we use the fire. since we discovered fire, and realised ...
Chocolate has a Savoury Side
We all love a bit of chocolate at the end of the meal, but there’s no need to limit chocolate to desserts only, the flavour of cocoa powder or a single origin chocolate bar can be rich and more bitter...
How to Make Bento Boxes
In Japan, having lunch prepared for school is never just a sandwich and a bag of chips. It's a work of art called a bento box, and among parents, it's considered to be shameful to not have a bento box...
How to Win Food Awards
Everyone loves an award - it's great to receive an endorsement of your hard work, product, and your business. While time is always tight making the effort to enter a well-chosen award can really pay o...
Best Cuts Of Beef
Quick. Think about meat. No, not bacon, stop it. Stop thinking about bacon. There you go, that’s it, steak. The meatiest of meats. Most likely, it’s not something you’re cooking every day, and if it i...
How to Make Your Food Look Glamorous (Even If It's Mac and Cheese)
Did you ever see photos on social media that show off amazingly delicious-looking meals? Food photography is a very hot subject right now, primarily because it makes people want to eat great food, lea...
Bicarbonate of Soda and Baking Powder Are Both Raising Agents
Back to basic skills which are the backbone for baking we have to remember baking is also a science and if we don't understand whats happening it can all go wrong. A question I often get asked when I ...
The History of Truffles
The History of Truffles The chocolate truffle is one of the most popular and classic of all confections and its origins are steeped in a rich and fascinating history. The word truffle has several mean...
Jessie R2 years ago
Homemade Ramen Noodle Recipes
Nothing beats a hot bowl of ramen to warm you up on a stressful day. But why reach for that instant, store-bought cup of noodles when you can whip up a homemade batch? The range of flavor possibilitie...
Pho for Beginners
For beginners, pho might seem slightly intimidating. The beloved Vietnamese soup is an Asian food staple but if your family is not Asian, chances are you have only enjoyed it at restaurants. Of course...
What Do Cocoa Percentages Tell Us?
As a chocolatier and chocolate expert I get asked a lot about working with chocolate, especially chocolate with a high cocoa percentage. Once upon a time chocolate bars didn’t mention the percentage, ...
Katya Krakowska2 years ago
How Do You Make A Shamrock Shake?
What's more Irish than a green milkshake complete with gold at the end of the rainbow!?
A Guide to Tempering Chocolate
It means specially treating melted chocolate, so that it dries to a hard, shiny finish–so you get chocolate that doesn't melt at room temperature, breaks with a nice snap instead of crumbling apart, a...
How To Improve Your Palate
If you’ve ever listened to a beer sommelier, whisky nose or wine master talking and wondered how someone can taste all those flavours in a single sip (petrol, grass or hammy,) the answer is practice. ...
Tips from a Professional Chocolate Taster
Eating chocolate for a job may seem like the best job in the world and it is. I love doing my job, but it's not always as tasty as you may think. People’s faces often turn green with envy when tell th...
Chocolate Bloom Explained
What’s that coating of white stuff on my Chocolate? This is a question I get asked a lot when I am leading a chocolate team-building workshop or tasting session. Sometimes, when we unwrap a chocolate ...