Cherries are grown in many areas of the world and harvested during the summer months. Sweet cherries, which can be eaten raw or cooked, include Bing, Lambert, and Royal Ann varieties. Sour cherries, including the Montmorency and Morello varieties, are very tart and rarely consumed out of hand.
If you happen to have a lentil grinding machine sitting around, you can do what pastry chef-instructor Jürgen David of The FCI did, make your own microbatch of chocolate. It’s as easy as grinding, conching, and some good old-fashioned tempering. Chef Jürgen tells us how. A while ago, Dave Arnold [director of culinary technology at … Continue reading →
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