Trio of Truffles

Truffles and bite sized chocolates are the perfect treat for the warm seasons we're now approaching. They're easy to make and easier to carry with you anywhere. Recently I have been traveling a decent amount and, of course, I bring chocolates with me for anyone I am spending time with. Truffles and bonbons have been my go to as they are always a big winner with friends and family. After all, who doesn't love a soft centre? I have been … [Read more...]

Mint Truffles

In my classes, I teach students how to create stunning chocolates using unique flavour combinations. They are encouraged to think outside the box of what's normal and run of the mill in the chocolate world. But, sometimes, the ordinary is the most extraordinary and, to me, a simple mint truffle is the epitome of that. Mint Sugar 100g ( ½ cup ) buckwheat, soaked and sprouted 10 hours 100g ( ½ cup ) xylitol 20g ( ¼ cup tightly … [Read more...]

Chocolate Truffles… with a secret ingredient

Have you ever made something and thought you were the first ever to discover this thing ? I mean, hand on heart, thought to yourself, "Self, you just made something no one has ever made. You are more of a rock star today then you were yesterday at this exact time"? Well, this tends to happen to me. When I first made kale chips, I was like, "Holy crap, I must tell the world!" turns out, the world already knew about them a few times … [Read more...]