Category Archives: Home Chocolate Factory

Ice cream expo 2015

My second year running of doing the ice cream expo with The home chocolate factory at Yorkshire exhibition centre in Harrogate. It was nice to be asked to run a few seminars while I was there. Link to ICA website … Continue reading

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ICS Birmingham NEC 2014

If you stopped by my demo at the International Cake Show – Birmingham on Friday and are new to my blog then welcome. My blog is designed to give you inspiration ideas & recipes to Chefs in relation to the … Continue reading

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Testing of Ph & effects it has on food

pH A measure of the Acidity of a solution. The scale ranges from pH1 to pH1. Neutral solutions have a pH7. Acidic solution have a pH below 7 and Basic alkaline solution have a pH above pH7. Addition of acidity & … Continue reading

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Tutorial using Chocoflex LS05 & trouble shouting

I have been asked to show how to use the Chocoflex LS05 (mini sphere moulds). As a chef is having trouble removing his ganache. As this is not the first person to approach me I thought I would do a … Continue reading

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Silikomart lollipop moulds with Video Tutorial

Silikomart have some lovely moulds for both use in the main kitchen & pastry. There new lollipop moulds (classic & mini) are becoming very popular in some high end books used by some of the worlds best pastry chefs. These … Continue reading

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PUBLISHED! The New Pâtissiers by Olivier Dupon

The New Pâtissiers 2013 – UK and US editions Both books above are identical except the covers. One on the left is the US edition the yellow released world wide. Having completed all the recipes & the Photo shoot with … Continue reading

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Albumina Information , videos & recipes

ALBUMINA powder (OVENEVE) ALBUMINA is a protein obtained from egg whites. After the freeze-dry process, all the water is removed, leaving the pure protein of the egg white. ALBUMINA is a substitute for liquid egg whites, but as it is … Continue reading

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