An Apple A Day

Cover art by Karla Nolan

October 25, 2011

Do You like Chocolate?

Is that a Trick Question? No, but you might find a treat by tuning in this Wednesday, October 26 at 8:00pm EST for a live chat on “Tips and Tricks for Baking with SCHARFFEN BERGER Chocolate” with Yigit Pura, executive pastry chef at San Francisco's Taste Catering Co. and winner of Top Chef: Just Desserts Season 1.

1) Join by logging into Ustream and visiting the Scharffen Berger channel:
2) Join by logging into Facebook and visiting the Scharffen Berger page, UStream tab:
3) Join by following #ElevatedDesserts on Twitter

Chef Yigit Pura (pronounced Yeet) will answer your questions on everything from baking with chocolate to mastering the perfect cake texture to making a glossy, smooth ganache that will impress your guests every time.
Yigit has a lifetime of experience in the pastry kitchen, beginning his culinary career at age four in Ankara, Turkey. To help launch the Elevate a Classic Dessert with SCHARFFEN BERGER Chocolate Contest, Yigit specially developed this recipe to which he will share the inspiration: Chai Tea-Spiced Chocolate Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache.
Up next for Yigit: the 2012 opening of Tout Sweet, a high-end pastry shop located in San Francisco's Union Square, followed by a cookbook titled "Sweet Alchemy" with Chronicle Books that will be released in 2013.
So, DO you like chocolate?

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