Category Archives: Home Chocolate Factory

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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Sosa Maltosec

Information, Videos, Recipes & Photos for Sosa Maltosec. Not to be confused with Sosa Maltodextrin a Corn based starch used as a bulking agent, mainly in Ice creams. Sosa MALTOSEC is a carbohydrate derived from tapioca starch, which is highly … Continue reading

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Filming Live at Ideal Shopping world – All about chocolate & Easter

Are you looking for ideas for Easter? Or just bought some silicone mats or easy to use chocolate moulds after watching my live TV presentation on Craft & Create (18th March 4pm-5pm). Scroll down for Recipes, How to temper chocolate, … Continue reading

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International cake show – Manchester

The ICS is a must for anyone who loves making cakes weather your a beginner or pro. A 3 day event full of cakes, demos, hands on classes, equipment inspiration & ideas! This time ICS was held at event city … Continue reading

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My second trip to SOSA in Spain – 2013

A quick two day trip over to Barcelona to see the new Factory & New products – not yet available here in the UK. There wasn’t much left of the old factory after the fire…. The new premises is so … Continue reading

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Filming Live at The Ideal home shopping – introduction to chocolate making

Well I had an Excitting day yesterday, I was Live on TV as a guest on the Ideal Home Shopping – Creaft & Create Channel 10am until 11am. presenting three new chocolate making kits from the Home Chocolate Factory. Features - … Continue reading

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Chinese orchid Tutorial

Here are a few step by step videos on how to make a Chinese Orchid using the Italian Martellato system. This system making flowers is much faster than more traditional methods saving plenty of time waiting around for the individual … Continue reading

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