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You’ve never had grilled pineapple like this before!
By Purdys Chocolatier
8/19/2016 7:00:00 PM  



Once again, our chocolatiers have come up with a winning recipe.

Yes, our chocolatiers don’t just invent incredible chocolates, they also invent the recipes to go with them. It’s a talent.

The most recent recipe we’ve come up with is our Grilled Pineapple with Tequila Chili Pepper Chocolate Sauce. It’s a bit of a mouthful to say but you can bet it’s a mouthful to enjoy!

In fact, it’s the kind of recipe that’ll make you want to buy an indoor grill (if you don’t already have one) and make this recipe pretty much every weekend (why not?).

Here’s the recipe to make and share:

1. Peel and slice one whole pineapple into quarter inch rounds.

2. On barbecue heated to high, grill pineapple slices for about 5 minutes on each side.

3. Whisk together 1/4 whipping cream, 6 pieces of Chili Pepper chocolate, 1 oz of orange juice and 2 oz of tequila until melted and smoothly blended together.

4. Drizzle sauce over grilled pineapple and done!




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When a Purdys Hedgehog meets an avocado, sweet things happen.
By Purdys Chocolatier
7/28/2016 6:34:00 PM  



Feeling the heat this summer?

Cool down with an original recipe from Purdys’ creative chocolatiers.

You see, we’re not just about creating epic chocolates. Once in a while, we love coming up with satisfying drink recipes or show-stopping entrees.

Inspired by the heat and happiness of summer, we’ve come up with—drum roll, please—Chococado Pops, a delightfully simple recipe that combines Hedgehogs, avocados, bananas and milk.

Here’s the recipe (makes 4 ridiculously yummy treats!) for you to share, pin, fave, like, retweet and enjoy!

1. Heat 1/2 cup of milk for 1 minute in the microwave.

2. Whisk 4 Purdys Hedgehogs into the milk.

3. Peel and pit 1 avocado.

4. Peel and slice 1 banana.

5. Blend chocolate mixture, avocado and banana in blender until smooth.

6. Pour into popsicle moulds and freeze




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Make your weekend more fruitful: Chocolates & Cocktails edition
By Purdys Chocolatier
6/3/2016 1:18:00 PM  

Start the weekend off right with these chocolates and cocktails

The patio umbrella’s coming out, the flower pots are lookin’ fine and the barbecue’s getting fired up.

It’s time for some serious relaxing!

This weekend, enjoy a few fresh chocolates and try some original cocktails inspired by and created specifically for Lemon Blackberry Ganache, Pear Lemon Caramel and Raspberry Balsamic Truffle.

 

Whisky Me Away cocktailWhisky Me Away Cocktail

Single serving. Pairs with Lemon Blackberry Ganache

1. In cocktail shaker, muddle 3 basil leaves.

2. Shake over ice with 1/2 oz lemon juice, 1 oz rye whisky and 1/2 oz simple syrup.

3. Pour into champagne flute, top with sparkling wine and garnish with basil leaf.

 

Pearfectly Appealing cocktailPearfectly Appealing Cocktail

Single serving. Pairs with Pear Lemon Caramel

1. In cocktail shaker over ice, mix 2 parts vodka, 1 part dry vermouth, 1 part sage simple syrup, 1 part Poire William.

2. Garnish with a lemon twist.

TRY THIS: Infuse your vodka with amazing chocolate flavour and aroma by steeping Vida Nibs right in the bottle (no need to remove after, just pour through a sieve!).

 

Berry Relaxed cocktailBerry Relaxed Cocktail

Single serving. Pairs with Raspberry Balsamic Truffle

1. In cocktail shaker, muddle 3 raspberries.

2. Shake over ice with 1/4 oz simple syrup, 1/4 oz lemon juice, 1 oz of bourbon and 1.5 oz red wine such as a cabernet sauvignon or merlot, ideally with pronounced chocolate or dark berry notes.

3. Garnish with lemon twist and pinch of black pepper. 




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