Tag Archives: chocolate

Australia, Photogaphy and Some Baking


Wowza, it has been a long time since my fingers have been tapping away for a TFoil blog. I think I was so burned out after graduation that I imploded. I tried to kick start the blogging again but I … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (77) Blue Cheese Ice Cream, Frozen Entremets & Crack in the Bake Shop!


Well not really crack but as close to crack as can be for me. Pistachio paste and also Hazelnut paste, these two pastes when used in anything is addictive and deadly delicious.  I’d have a pistachio paste and jelly sandwich … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (76) Semifreddo (Younger Brother of Alfredo)


We started our aerated still-frozen dessert section of Advanced Baking and I already have a new friend, Semifreddo. I don’t have any pics to show yet. Of all the still-frozen desserts, the semifreddo is the most complicated as it contains … Continue reading

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Culinary School Here I Come (64) Chocolates, Garde Manger Practical & Thanksgiving


We finally started our last section of Advanced Baking I class; chocolates. As with anything else in baking, it’s pretty technical. The beginning of chocolate starts with the cacao pod. The optimal growing regions are 20 degrees N or S … Continue reading

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