Archive | November, 2012
Chocolate Peach Melba

Chocolate Peach Melba

Ingredients (Serves 8) For the crystallised chocolate 200g white caster sugar 75ml water 80g dark chocolate, roughly chopped (minimum 70% cocoa solids) For the caramelised chocolate mousse 120g caster sugar 240g whipping cream, warmed 1 vanilla pod 200g Callebaut Grenade 60% couverture 560g whipping cream, semi-whipped 2g salt For the caramelised peaches 2 peaches, cut more »

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Baked Alaska

White Chocolate and Summer Berry “Baked Alaska”

This simple, yet eye catching dessert, takes inspiration from the classic Baked Alaska dessert but here we have simplified it by making a white chocolate parfait which is an un-churned ice cream and some fantastic Nielsen Massey Vanilla bean paste. Praline Popping base 50g milk chocolate 80g praline paste (can be brought online or alternatively more »

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Will Torrent takes over @Gnoshers Twitter account

In need of a helping hand to create the perfect Christmas dinner? Or perhaps you’d like some tips for making a traditional cranberry sauce with an innovative festive twist? Well, thanks to gourmet dips brand G’NOSH, you can have all your Christmas conundrums answered by an expert. To celebrate the Christmas season of goodwill and over-indulgence, more »

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Dark Chocolate and Duchy Originals Golden Ale Cake

Dark Chocolate and Duchy Originals Golden Ale Cake

This simple recipe combines rich dark flavours of bitter cocoa powder, dark muscovado sugar and roasted ground almonds with fantastic Duchy Golden Ale that is light and refreshing – perfectly matched to celebrate Great British Pub Week! Ingredients Makes 2 x 1lb Loaf tins For the cake: 175g Plain Flour 75g Ground Almonds, roasted 100g more »

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Will to appear at Jimmy’s Farm Christmas Fayre

On Sunday 9th December Will is demoing some quick and simple Christmas desserts at Jimmy Doherty’s Christmas Fayre, based on his famous farm. Other events at the Fayre will include an amazing turkey demonstration, carol singers, hog roast, over 40 stalls and more. The farm became famous following a BBC documentary about Jimmy’s exploits in more »

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Hat Trick of Awards for Waitrose

On Thursday 8th Nov, The Grosvenor House Hotel in London played host to the 2012 prestigious Quality Food Awards. Will was in attendance with Waitrose for whom he is a Consultant Pastry Chef. Waitrose celebrated by winning 3 prestigious Q Awards for their Chilli Pesto, LOVE Life Lemon Rasam Soup and Seriously Passion Fruit Assiette. more »

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Will Interviewed For FE Week

Will has been interviewed for FE Week about his training and involvement in WorldSkills. FE Week is a weekly newspaper offering a mixture of news, expert comment, features and technical information for management working in colleges and private training providers, and those interested in this sector, including government, policy shapers and other service providers To more »

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