Tag Archives: Chicago

Chicago Day 4: Caramel

Hehe, what started as a day-by-day breakdown of Chicago morphed into a dissection of confectionery topics. Quite fitting actually. As I mentioned in an earlier post, we would start a project one day and then finish it two days later, so actually remembering what we did day-to-day is actually a bit tricky. One of the […]

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chocolate bonbons

Chicago Day 3: Chocolate

A couple of years ago, my birthday present to myself was a chocolate making course at a local pastry school. It was an all-day course and we learned how to manipulate chocolate into various forms – including how to temper chocolate by hand. Tempering chocolate is extremely difficult and takes years to master. I’ll quickly […]

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Pain au Chocolat

Chicago Day 2: Croissants

Chef stood at his usual place behind the demonstration table. In his French accent, he declared, “Today, we make croissants.” He began to explain to us the methodology of croissants and the work involved. I always knew croissants were tricky and labour-intensive. Every flaky layer is created by pockets of butter and unlike pie crusts, […]

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