For those who are wondering how on earth one could write three entries in a blog about Belgium and not go into detail on chocolate… Here’s what you’ve been waiting for!
Actually, Belgium rarely gets full credit for some of its best features. Take chocolate for example. Aren’t the Swiss claiming to be the best chocolate makers in the world? Or the French even? But what have they got to show for compared to the Belgians?
True, there are some wellknown Swiss brands,…Continue
Added by Erika Vermeylen on August 8, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan is an occasion that strengthens the unconditional bond of affection and care between a brother and sister. To give a remarkable note to this auspicious day, sisters and brothers in throughout the world look for a beautiful gift to present their dear ones, wrapped with their sentiments and lots of emotions.
First and the foremost thing that sister will shop for her brother is Rakhi. Individual choice of sister for her brother as well as age and liking of…Continue
The world is supposed to end today and I have no idea what to fix for supper, much less who to invite. The prospect of having to prepare my last meal on earth is entirely too overwhelming. All I can say is, just about the time Doomsday hits, no matter how grand the plans or big the roast I’ve marinated, I just know I’m going to decide that we’d might as well order pizza. Making chocolates is pretty much like that. I sketch out half a dozen varieties in my head that I know I can whip out…Continue
Added by Janice Harper on May 21, 2011 at 5:23pm — No Comments
There's so much to learn and finding out more every day is what we seem to have in common. So When Jeff called me from Callebaut and we talked about a way to spread the word about the Varietal line of chocolates that they're offering...doing a pre-show demo for Professionals and those aspiring to be, is what we came up with at the Bucks County Chocolate Show.…Continue
Added by Gretchen Tartakoff on May 19, 2010 at 6:09am — No Comments
Rambling through the cheese section of the new Whole Foods market in Pasadena is an excerise in delerium. Should I get the sharp farmhouse cheddar I know? Should I try the oozy sheep’s milk raw I’ve never heard of? Blue with veins or white with orange rind??? Then, the little cheese that was meant for me appeared. Cardona with a cocoa powder rind. What a miracle of subtely - no sharpness to the flavor of the cheese, no bitterness from the wrapping of… Continue