My Lovelies! A very interesting thing happened to me yesterday! I received a very curt Cease-and-Desist order from Chef Hasty Torres, a 90210 chocolatier in Beverly Hills . Ms. Torres is the really, real Madame Chocolat and does not appreciate me brandying about the name in any way or fashion. Madame Chocolat is the name […]
Memoirs of Culinary School…
Are pastry chefs born or are they created? From the very beginning of culinary school, perhaps, even that first day of “Skills” with Chef Kennedy, I knew I was destined for pastry and chocolate. However, one of my favorite classes that tested my curiosity was not one of baking. It was the study of the cold kitchen […]
Truffle and Bon-bon Spotlight – Porcini Cream Truffles
Okay, I know many of you think that I am a little crazy, and I’ll be the first to admit that I am a little… ummm…, unconventional, perhaps, but trust me! You are going to love this one! Many of you may not realize that I am a card-toting member of the Colorado Mycological Society […]
Enrobing a Delivery Van in Chocolate…?
Madame Chocolat’s Blog: My Beloved Chocophiles, So, just how does one go about enrobing a delivery van in chocolate? Mmmm….? As a new business owner, I have had to make a whole lot of difficult decisions on where to spend my advertising $$s. Of course, I want my delivery van to serve in her functional capacity delivering chocolate deliciousness […]