chocolate Tag

Chocolate Giveaway! From Sucré in New Orleans

This giveaway is closed. The winner is Rachel C (an entry on FB). Congratulations and I hope it tastes delicious! Flash Giveaway! Remember when I was in New Orleans and flaunting photos from Sucré? You thought I had forgotten you, didn't you? Ha! I was just...

Read More

In honor of Pi Day ;)

I need to write out an actual recipe for this tarte!  A little excerpt from one of Philippe's early encounters with Magalie, over "pie", in THE CHOCOLATE KISS: [Magalie] looked slowly toward him, as if waking from a pleasant dream. And jerked, her spoon smearing chocolate over...

Read More

The DABWAHA

Well, rats.  NO CHOCOLATE BRIBES ALLOWED for the great DABWAHA March Madness book contest.  Who makes up these rules?  You might want to have a word with Dear Author and SBTB, because, seriously, wouldn't it be more fun it you could be bribed with chocolate? I...

Read More

Wall Street Journal Recommends CHOCOLATE books

How fun!  THE CHOCOLATE KISS and THE CHOCOLATE THIEF are one of Wall Street Journal's 14 alternatives to regular old chocolate for Valentine's Day.  Just between you and me, I think it's FINE to be all clichéd and pair them with a heart-shaped box of...

Read More

Chocolate Thief Event, photos

I've posted some photos from last night's signing/tasting/talk (now officially known as last night's Chocolate Event) at The Regulator here.  People were packed up the stairs and I hope everyone got enough chocolate!  Thank you so much to all who turned out! And a big, big...

Read More

CHOCOLATE THIEF = Recommended Read

I can't get over how nice reviews are for this book!  It's almost unnerving.  (I know, I'm weird that way.) THE CHOCOLATE THIEF is a Recommended Read by Dear Author: "A lovely confection of a contemporary romance. It’s well-written, it features an absolutely delectable hero and an...

Read More

The Chocolate Hunt is on!

You would not believe the things my editor asks me to do.  No, seriously.  We're having a nice peaceful dinner, and all the sudden she asks me if I can do a guide to my favorite U.S.-based chocolatiers for CHOCOLATE 3 (title a tiny bit...

Read More

Ganache, Jacques Genin

A very nice article on THE CHOCOLATE THIEF research by Neil Offen in the Herald-Sun today. And a little picture of some of that research, Sophie Vidal spreading ganache in Jacques Genin's laboratoire.  Honestly, if I could take better photos, I wouldn't have to write so...

Read More

Chocolate for the Day: CaliBressan Buddha

I knew that Pool of Liquid Heaven review reminded me of something. And yes, I may very well be mentioning it for the rest of my life.  It's been nagging at me, because as soon as I read it, I thought--there's a perfect chocolate out...

Read More