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National Souffle Day

Today is National Soufflé Day and I celebrated early by making chocolate soufflé using a recipe from Valrhona’s cookbook, Chocolate Master Class: Essential Recipes and Techniques. A close friend gave me this book several years ago and it has really upped my dessert game. If you’re interested in baking, I highly recommend it. Seriously, sometimes I sit on… Continue reading National Souffle Day

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Chocolate-Mango Entremet

 This chocolate-mango entremet (“multi-layered mousse-based cake with various complementary flavors and varying textural contrasts”) was my cake of choice for this Valentine’s Day! This was my first time trying to make one, and while it didn’t come out quite like I’d pictured, it tasted absolutely amazing! Most of it was multiple variations of chocolate flavor, of course… Continue reading Chocolate-Mango Entremet

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National Hot Chocolate Day + Best Whipped Cream

Today is National Hot Chocolate Day! For me, every day is hot chocolate day, but for the rest of the world, it’s an excuse to celebrate the best beverage in existence. For the past week, Vancouver and New York have been holding hot chocolate festivals. Amazing! I wish there was one close to me… Hot… Continue reading National Hot Chocolate Day + Best Whipped Cream