Sacher (a kind of): the recipe

I usually smile when I find in the web: “Sacher, the original recipe”...you wish! ;) Sacher Torte was invented in 1832 by the Austrian pastry chef Franz Sacher and, since then, his recipe has been scrupulously saved in Hotel Sacher’s pastry studio. I am afraid we will have to take a little trip to Vienna to try the original…honestly, I would sacrifice myself with pleasure :)

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Chocolate chantilly: the recipe

6 years ago I moved to Canada and I discovered that whipped cream is more versatile than I thought. One day, I was talking about ganache* with a roommate who, at the time, was attending a pastry chef school, when she said: “you can also whip a ganache”. That’s so true! After all they contain about 50% of cream, how did it never come to my mind??? So, if you are tired of the usual pairing whipped cream-strawberries, here a quick recipe for a decadent dessert.

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