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The ChocolateDoctor’s White Chocolate-Strawberry Bellini

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



My White Chocolate-Strawberry Bellini is the Valentine’s Day breakfast beverage of champion lovers! The Bellini [behl-LEE-nee] was invented by Giuseppi Cipriani 1943 (in the middle of World War…

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Added by Ed Engoron on January 27, 2014 at 8:02pm — No Comments

The ChocolateDoctor’s Spiced Buttermilk Pancakes With White Chocolate Cherry Topping

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



I love my delicious spiced buttermilk pancakes when they're dotted with lots of butter and soaked with real maple syrup. I can’t stand the taste of those artificial maple-flavored pancake syrups—it’s got to be the real thing or nothing. But I decided to dress them up for…

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Added by Ed Engoron on January 24, 2014 at 4:57pm — No Comments

The ChocolateDoctor’s Prescription to Reduce Stress and Anxiety Naturally with Chocolate

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



It's the end of January—the holidays are behind us, yet the holiday bills lay before you. Vacations are over, the back-to-work grind is wearing on your patience, and two weeks into the New Year you've already failed on your resolutions, whatever they might be.

Sound…

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Added by Ed Engoron on January 17, 2014 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Chocolate and Your Skin

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



A couple of weeks ago I was getting my haircut at Umberto in Beverly Hills. This is an ultra-chi-chi hair salon that is always in the forefront of “everything beautiful.” (Side note: I’m hardly…

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Added by Ed Engoron on January 10, 2014 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Happy New Year!

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



Welcome 2014! Let me begin by wishing you all a very HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thanks to all of our loyal friends and co-workers who made 2013 a great year for…

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Added by Ed Engoron on January 3, 2014 at 3:28pm — No Comments

New Year’s Haute Couture Cookies

Nicolas Jebran’s designs are cutting edge yet classic; his dresses flow with movement. Sydney and I were looking at his Winter 2014 collection when we both were drawn to the same dress, although neither Sydney nor I can purchase the dress for New Year’s Eve we can create an inspired…

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Added by Bobbie Noto on December 30, 2013 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Nutcracker Snow Globe Cookie Video

I adore snow globes, they all over our house. This year I wanted to capture Sydney’s first experience at the Nutcracker, she was barely two and although we had wonderful seats she couldn’t see more than the shadows on the stage. I used a royal icing silhouette technique. Creating a…

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Added by Bobbie Noto on December 29, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments

The ChocolateDoctor’s Completely Flourless Chocolate Cookies (Low-Carb & Gluten-Free)

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



If you looking for an after-holiday break from all the high-carbs and overly sweet cookies try my Completely Flourless Chocolate Cookies which are low-carb, gluten-free and, well… completely flourless. Choclatique Unsweetened Cocoa Powder is the perfect replacement for the…

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Added by Ed Engoron on December 27, 2013 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Colorado Wonderland Cake

Creating a Colorado Christmas cake has been a pet project of mine for a while now, since last Christmas. Sydney and I designed the cake together, she constructed the filigree templates and the trees. It was an incredible experience working with Sydney for our first  project, since she…

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Added by Bobbie Noto on December 21, 2013 at 11:43am — No Comments

The ChocolateDoctor’s White Christmas Chocolate Mousse

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



Irving Berlin wrote the lyrics and Bing Crosby first made it famous in the movie Holiday Inn. The song was almost cut because the studio thought it was too…

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Added by Ed Engoron on December 20, 2013 at 3:23pm — No Comments

The ChocolateDoctor’s Frozen Hot Chocolate Margarita

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



Friday after 6 is happy hour time at Choclatique. That’s when our team goes out to celebrate the end of the work week and see how we can make it even better on Monday. Last Friday we decided to stay a little later and get some more things off our do lists.



We had…

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Added by Ed Engoron on December 6, 2013 at 7:38pm — No Comments

Breakfast Pie

This year I had so much to be thankful for. Family from the west coast to the east and from up north to down south all convened - and stayed - at my home for the Thanksgiving holiday week to finally all be together in the same place at the same time on the first holiday in eons. I never left the kitchen for 4 days and I loved it! I made macarons and brigadeiros (my sneaky attempt to find out if anyone would like my passion enough to think I had a shot as a pastry chef and it worked :)) But with… Continue

Added by Mary Synk on December 2, 2013 at 11:54pm — No Comments

The ChocolateDoctor’s Chocolate Angel Food Cake

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



Angel Food Cake is made with a large quantity of egg whites (usually the whites from about 11 to 13 eggs) without any shortening or leavening. Angel Food cake is thought to be a takeoff of a sponge cake or a Pennsylvania Dutch…

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Added by Ed Engoron on November 27, 2013 at 8:03pm — No Comments

Stressed

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



It’s nearly the end of the year… just a few short weeks from Christmas and you haven’t even started shopping. You just got a cancellation notice on your health insurance and your expected…

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Added by Ed Engoron on November 20, 2013 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Learn How to Create A Gumpaste Bows on Gluten Free Sugar Cookies Card

I was asked by a friend if I could bake him a batch of gluten free sugar cookies. I have baked several pastries in the past that were gluten free (mostly bread and pastries), but I realized I had never tried to bake a batch of gluten free sugar cookies. I realized their must be a plethora of children…

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Added by Bobbie Noto on November 17, 2013 at 10:37am — No Comments

Poinsettia Brush Embroidery Sugar Cookie Card

I wanted to compose a unique Christmas video tutorial to start the holidays off with you. Sugar cookie christmas cards seemed to “fit the bill.” Who wouldn’t want a sugar cookie card? It is edible, personally designed for a special person in your life. This past Valentine’s Day I created sugar cookie…

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Added by Bobbie Noto on November 17, 2013 at 10:34am — No Comments

DIY Snowman Cake tutorial

With the holiday season approaching (quite fast) I thought it might be fun to share a tutorial on a sugar snowman cake. I was inspired by Alan Dunn’s  Christmas Cakes (a perfect gift for any cake enthusiast). I knew the cake would be a fun project, but I must admit I was caught off guard at the…

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Added by Bobbie Noto on November 17, 2013 at 10:25am — No Comments

The ChocolateDoctor’s Old Fashioned Chocolate Ginger Cookies With White Cream Fondant Icing

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



Ginger cookies are such a delight around the holidays and these chocolate-ginger cookies are no exception! Home-baked ginger cookies were the rage in the 1950s and are making a comeback…

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Added by Ed Engoron on November 15, 2013 at 7:17pm — No Comments

The ChocolateDoctor’s Chocolate Dutch Baby Pancake

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



My first introduction to Dutch Baby pancakes was the cover of Sunset Magazine years ago. It was the pretty cover shot that caught my attention. Within a week it was on the brunch menu at my Palm Grill Restaurant in Burlingame, California. It looked as good coming out of the kitchen…

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Added by Ed Engoron on November 8, 2013 at 3:02pm — No Comments

The ChocolateDoctor’s Chocolate Bread Pudding with Bourbon Pecan Sauce

Ed Engoron, Co-Founder of Choclatique Author of Ed Engoron's Choclatique, Running Press, 2011



Bread pudding is a bread-based dessert popular in many countries' cuisines. In other languages, its name is a translation of "bread pudding" or even just "pudding,"…

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Added by Ed Engoron on October 24, 2013 at 7:27pm — No Comments

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