Category Archives for "Dessert"

How to Peel and Eat a Lychee

Lychees are an exotic and refreshing fruit to enjoy raw. Their tough bumpy skin contains a long seed, which should be removed and discarded prior to eating the fruit. A lychee is considered ripe when its skin cracks slightly and peeling is easily possible, and its flesh has turned creamy white and is sweet in […]

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What Goes Good With Hot Chocolate?

There are many delectable sweet treats that pair perfectly with a cup of hot chocolate, from cookies and pastries to hearty scones and slices of tea bread. Salty snacks pair perfectly with hot chocolate, such as roasted nuts or popcorn. A homemade whipped cream recipe can also easily be found online, adding an indulgent creaminess […]

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How to Tell If Sour Cream Has Gone Bad

Sour cream is a highly perishable food that, similar to other dairy products, can quickly spoil when exposed to bacteria and fungi that grow on it. Sour cream may not exhibit obvious signs of spoiling when fresh, but can still become inedible with improper storage or conditions. Smell Sour cream may have a longer shelf […]

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What is Couverture Chocolate?

Couverture chocolate is used by chocolatiers to dip, coat, and shape fine chocolates found behind glass in gourmet chocolate shops. Couverture’s primary feature is its superior tempering qualities; however, its creamy and irresistibly delicious taste make it irresistible as well. Standard for couverture chocolate vary depending on its country of origin; generally though, it must […]

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