PRODUCT: Chocolate Truffle Torte Kit

[1] A chocolate torte—a short, dense cake—topped with chocolate truffles (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [2] A coconut torte: one dense layer (photo courtesy Food 52). [3] A chocolate tart. Notice the chocolate crust around the perimeter (photo courtesy Pichet Ong).   Happy Valentine’s Day! If this chocolate truffle torte looks good to you (photo…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Truffles Vs. Truffles Vs. Truffles

[1] The original truffles (photo © Roz Marina | 123rf). [2] The selection at Pierre Hermé, a top Paris destination. [3] Contemporary flavors at Good Eggs (photo © Good Eggs). [4] Royce Chocolate, a commercial producer in Japan, prefers rectangle truffles (they’re easier to make and pack). [5] The Périgord black truffle, more than $1,000…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Honey Truffles

A beekeeper in the Catskills harvests honey twice a year. She bottles most of it for sale, and blends some of it into achingly good honey truffles. Made with the finest 70% Belgian chocolate and sweetened only with Catskill Provisions’ wildflower honey, these truffles are gems for indulgent chocolate enjoyment, or a special trick-or-treat gift…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Make Homemade Chocolate Truffles

  We just reviewed delicious honey-sweetened truffles (honey-sweetened chocolate) from Catskill Provisions as a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week. If you’d like to make your own honey truffles, Chef Alex Guaranaschelli shows you how easy it is in this video. You may enjoy truffle making so much that you’ll have solved your year-round gift…
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