Cocoa Nib Biscuits

These delicious cocoa nib biscuits came about because I had a LOT of cocoa nibs in the cupboard and some cream leftover. This recipe is from William Curley’s book Couture Chocolate and I was so happy to learn that he’s going … Continued

Spiced Chocolate Chunk Cookies

As I mentioned in my last update, cookies are no friend of mine. I love devouring them obviously, especially the kind that are soft in the middle and the chocolate chunks are still gooey from their time in the oven. … Continued

Chocolate Viennese Whirls

Despite the name Chocolate Viennese Whirls, there’s nothing remotely Austrian about these biscuits. It’s also quite interesting that no one seems to have taken responsibility for creating them. Traditionally they are made with a vanilla biscuit and sandwiched together with jam and … Continued

Chocolate Covered Praline Shortbread

Recipe: Chocolate Covered Praline Shortbread Level: Basic Techniques: Tempering Chocolate, Shortbread, Gianduja I dabbled in some fusion patisserie for this week’s blog post, Scottish shortbread topped off with the Italian spread gianduja. This is another recipe from La Patisserie des Reves cookbook, … Continued