Archive for Tag: Chocolate

September 19, 2013

Great Finds: GODIVA Truffle Flights

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
I’m sure you all know, but I’m pretty obsessed with truffles. I mean, what is not to love, right? Chocolate coatings filled with oozy, rich and creamy ganache? I’ve used thousands over the years on my dessert tables, piling them high in compotes and on cake stands. I’ve tried truffles from everywhere. I dare you to test me. Don’t because the list is too long. My standard for truffles is very high. So I was…
July 05, 2013

Fancy Food Favorites 2013

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Great Finds
This week was the 59th Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC. My team and I walked our annual trek through over 2,000 vendor booths to find out the scoop on new confectionary products. Here is our list for what we’re loving this year. (1) Droga Chocolates – Michelle Crochet’s rocky road chocolates are pretty rad and their honey chocolates are to. die. for. Think oozy sweet honey melting in your mouth. Killer. She also has…
May 29, 2012

Great Finds: Mali B Sweets

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds
Today is a HOT one in NYC!  We aren’t complaining, we love this weather. Many NY’ers visit the The Hamptons for the summer and these Hampton Bars from Mali B. Sweets are the perfect hostess gift. Mali B. created five different flavors and wrapped them up with oh so sweet packaging for the towns in the Hamptons. You can buy individual bars or buy a five pack of minis. Don’t sweat it if you’re not…
December 01, 2011

Elegant Rustic Guest Dessert Feature

By: Amy Atlas, in Featured Submissions
This table by Saneth at Illuminations Designs is a chocolate lover’s dream. She and some local Colorado vendors joined together to create this rustic chocolate dessert table. The table was simple and approachable and since  the overall design was kept neutral, they incorporated surfaces like lace, burlap, cork, and antique brass. Sweet treats included chocolate truffles, meringue and chocolate martinis. Yum! Scroll down to see the vendor credits. If you like this post, click here…
December 02, 2010

Vlog # 7 – Sweet Talk With Chocolatier Jacques Torres {+ Chocolate Giveaway}

By: Amy Atlas, in Behind The Scenes, Swag, Videos
If you were here this yesterday, then you were able to see a sneak peek of Master Chocolatier Jacques Torres’ amazing chocolate shop in NYC.  In preparation for the holidays, I had a chance to have a “sweet talk” with Jacques and make chocolate Christmas trees with him.  Check out the vlog to see Jacques teaching me a little of his craft. Jacques has also graciously offered up a delicious chocolate gift to one lucky…
December 01, 2010

Sneak Peek – Making Chocolate with Jacques Torres

By: Amy Atlas, in Behind The Scenes
With Master Chocolatier Jacques Torres Holidays are around the corner and I had the privilege of getting to make chocolate Christmas trees with the one and only Jacques Torres aka “Mr. Chocolate.” For the very few who may not know of Jacques Torres, he is a world renown pastry chef and chocolate aficionado.  No one turns chocolate into edible art masterpieces like Jacques Torres.  His list of accolades is very impressive.  He was the head…