The 2007 StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress featured some magical moments in chocolate with John Scharffenberger of Scharffen Berger Chocolates and Pastry Chef Elizabeth Falkner of Citizen Cake in San Francisco,CA.
Pastry Chef Elizabeth Falkner’s Sous Vide Chocolate Cake
Elizabeth Falkner of Citizen Cake in San Francisco, CA is not the type of pastry chef to think that sous-vide is limited to savory cooking. As she describes the inner mechanics of her Sous-Vide Chocolate Cake, Chef Falkner paves the way for future adaptations of this new-school cooking technique for desserts.
John Scharffenberger on the History of Chocolate
As a former vinter, John Scharffenberger used to blend sparkling wines before he settled on blending exquisite cacao mixes for Scharffen Berger Chocolates. In this podcast, he educates us about the origins and history of chocolate.