Entries by chocolate hackers

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Chocolate Martini

Being French, we couldn’t leave Moncton without paying a visit to the Magnetic Hill Winery. The shop is overlooking the valley and the view is stunning. But we’re not here only for the view. We had the priviledge to be one of the first to taste the Maple wine of the winery. A succulent dessert […]

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Black cherry brownie {gluten-free, lactose-free}

Today, our host is Audrey alias Martine, a young neo-brunswiquoise blogger. She picked a very local product for this cherry brownie recipe as it simply comes from the tree next door. This product, the black cherry – Prunus serotina is typical in Canada and may easily be found in New-Brunswick, Nova-Scotia, Southern Quebec and Ontario forests. Smaller than […]

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Spicy hot chocolate

Today, we met the spiciest couple in Moncton. Well, I mean we’re not in an intimate relationship to say but we know for sure they grow the best garden hot peppers in town. Jeremie found himself a real passion for the hot peppers leading him to transform his home into a greenhouse during the winter. […]

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Chocolate raspberry tartlets

We made this chocolate raspberry tartlets recipe with Mickaelle and her lovely family in Dieppe. If Mickaelle doesn’t really crave for chocolate – especially not for the dark one – her charming daughther Alyson does. For this recipe, they picked the wild raspberry. A seasonal fruit you may find almost everywhere in the surroundings at the […]

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Chocolate sauerkraut cake gluten-free

The story of the chocolate sauerkraut recipe One day before: David at Briggs Maple: “I know a guy who produces sauerkraut. It’s a fermentated cabbage.  You might wanna check what they do for your challenge.” Me: “Interesting. I don’t know about it.” David: “Yes! And he actually makes a chocolate cake with it.” Me: “No […]

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Maple syrup truffles

For the second day of our chocolate challenge, we stopped at Briggs Maples in Riverview. We met David there, a very friendly guy, who told us everything about the maple syrup & other maple products he makes. Maple syrup is so delicious and you can easily use it to replace sugar in your cooking with benefits. Did you know […]

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How to temper chocolate

Why and how to temper chocolate? Chocolate is capricious and demanding. When making some chocolate, all is about temperature. To get it shiny and crispy, you’ll need to follow some steps. You’ll have to “temper” the chocolate.   How to temper chocolate ? To temper chocolate, you’ll need to meet three different temperatures. This step is crucial to fix the […]