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Darren Purchese’s Chocolate, Caramel & Hazelnut Spread

Friday, March 20, 2015

INGREDIENTS • 280g Caster Sugar • 40g Water • 50g Jam Setting Sugar • 800g Thick Cream 35% Fat • 40g Liquid Glucose • 1 Vanilla Pod • pinch Salt • pinch Bicarb Soda • 120g Dark Chocolate • 60g Hazelnut Paste – (substitute for Nutella)   INSTRUCTIONS 1. Mix the water with the jam setting sugar and …

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Darren Purchese’s Chocolate Mousse Recipe

INGREDIENTS • 330g Thick Cream 35% Fat • 60g Whole Milk • 30g Caster Sugar • 1 Vanilla Pod • 60g Egg Yolks (3-4 yolks) • 150g Dark Chocolate, pistols or chopped • 1 Gelatine Gold Leaf   INSTRUCTIONS 1. Place 30g of the cream into a saucepan with the milk, caster sugar …

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Darren Purchese’s Milk Chocolate, Popcorn & Honeycomb Rubble

INGREDIENTS • 800g Tempered Milk Chocolate • 100g Honeycomb Pieces • 50g Cooked Popcorn CHOCOLATE TEMPERING • 800g Milk Chocolate HONEYCOMB • 20g Water • 25g Honey • 45g Liquid Glucose • 120g Caster Sugar • 6g Bicarb Soda INSTRUCTIONS CHOCOLATE TEMPERING 1. Place all of the chocolate into a plastic microwave bowl, do not use a glass bowl …

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Food As Gifts: Easter Recipes with Darren Purchese

European trained Darren Purchese first came to our attention as Executive Pastry Chef at Vue De Monde, and for Sydneysiders at Restaurant Guillaume at Bennelong. Easter also sees Darren celebrating ten years in Australia and …

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