Monday, February 25, 2013

Pictures on Pinterest

Last month I started making some Pinterest boards.   Most of the pictures so far are from my old postings, so I am using it as an pictorial index of the contents of my blog.  ...

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Chocolate by Liotard


Jean-Etienne Liotard (1702-1789) painted the famous watercolor "The Chocolate Girl" (La Belle Chocolatiere) c1744 which has been copied many times over the years.  He also did some other interesting chocolate paintings with closeups of the details...

Monday, February 11, 2013

Valentine Hearts

A recipe for Chocolate Hearts is from the Baker's Chocolate booklet, 1913.

Monday, February 4, 2013

The Art of Refining Sugar

7 great images showing the equipment being made and used to refine sugar from a french book, 1764.