Archive for April, 2012

40 Petals in Chocolate

A big congratulations to my in-laws- Ken and Lorna Jacek- on their 40th wedding anniversary.  My brother-in-law Andrew (and his girlfriend Elisa) made a special cake to celebrate this momentous occasion (decadent red velvet with layers of heavenly cream cheese icing), and I made a flower from dark and white chocolate for the top.  Lorna likes white chocolate, and Ken likes dark, so the chocolate flower was designed with their preferences in mind, and of course airbrushed with Ruby cocoa butter for their 40th.  There are 40 petals in the flower- one for each year of marriage! Enjoy the photos… >> READ MORE

Sampling at Bonton Bakery postponed to Saturday!

Sorry folks!  Due to the weather conditions, we have postponed the chocolate sampling at Bonton Bakery from today to Saturday from 11am-1pm… Come and try the Vintage 2012 Collection!  You can also buy the collection at Cafe Haven, Credo, Everything Cheese and of course at Bonton Bakery!

Making a chocolate lily!

Here is a link to a segment that I did on the CTV Morning Show today…  It shows the steps to make a simple (but very impressive!) chocolate lily.  Enjoy! http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/HTMLTemplate?tf=ctv/generic/video/player.html&cf=ctv/generic/video/player.cfg&video_link_high=MLCFRN0404_chocolate&video_link_low=http://esi.ctv.ca/datafeed/urlgen2.aspx?vid=651423&clip_start=00:00:00.00&clip_end=00:06:10.00&clip_caption=Vintage%202012%20chocolate%20collection&archive=CTVNews&slug=Edm_Chocolate_video_120404&sortdate=20120404&clip_id=651423&title=webcast