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Candy making

Spiced Sesame Toffee

Caramel making looks simple enough. Cook sugar with water, or butter and/or cream and voila, mouth-caressing gooey goodness. In the 90s I watched Sotheby’s chef Bernard Mignon effortlessly make innumerable crème caramels and Tart Tatins. But after too many of … Continue reading

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Pates de fruit

Pates de fruit are sophisticated, bite-sized squares of fruit jellies that are sanded with crystallized sugar, chewy in texture and combine the sweet, tart flavors of natural fruit juice. If you have never had one, the distant imitators are gummy … Continue reading

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