I regularly teach classes – even on vacation! Last week I had the opportunity to teach a truffle making class here in Maine to a group of five fantastic women. We had a blast and made some delicious truffles as well. Here are the three recipes we used and some pictures of our great night!
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I have the good fortune this week to be a guest chocolatier at a fabulous chocolate shop here in Manhattan, Tache Chocolate. Owned by Aditi Malhotra, Tache Chocolate offers online orders of their fabulous creations as well as chocolate making classes. In my classes this week, students made mendiants, a traditional chocolate disk with different toppings. Simple and delicious, they are a great introduction to working with tempered chocolate.
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Brigadeiros are Brazilian candies quite similar to truffles. The traditional flavor is chocolate but these coconut brigadeiros are a wonderful variation. These candies are simple and foolproof and make a great summertime treat!
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