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Confections! What did we make? (2017 – )


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I know this thread is for confections, and theres another forum for books, but I thought most who visit this thread would appreciate this. I found this book on ebay for a great price, I dont think the seller (large thrift store) knew quite what they had here. One of Notters early books, Das Ist Zucker/That's Sugar. It was a small risk purchasing, as only the title was listed, no pictures, no author, no details, but its turned our to be the real thing. Its pretty cool seeing Notters early work. When I compare it to his much more recent book, The Art of the Confectioner, theres alot of the same designs, although they are much more elaborate and refined in his new book. Anyways, just wanted to share, thought some would get a kick out of it.

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This took most of the day… I’m a big fan of Art Nouveau, especially the work of Alphonse Mucha, so I thought I’d try my hand at it. This was cast with Valrhona Opalys and freeze dried strawberries and hand painted with coloured cocoa butter. I forgot how difficult line work was with cocoa butter… If someone ever invents a cocoa butter fineliner I’ll pay you anything you want for it. This turned out a lot messier than I’d have liked but I was still happy with it overall

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