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May 24

Bean to Bar Chocolate

Posted by Shona Sutherland on Wednesday, May 24, 2017

I was delighted at the opportunity to soak up the skills and inspiration of Olivier Nicod on a Bean to Bar course recently at Cocoa Black in Peebles.   Read more >

Oct 10

Children's Chocolate Workshop

Posted by Shona Sutherland on Monday, October 10, 2016

Today was so much fun with 5 keen children all eager to get creative with chocolate! We made lollipops, truffle pops, solid shapes, filled chocolates, chocolate strawberries, and hollow bunnies. The next opportunity to do a similar course to this will be on the 5th of April 2017! See here for all the information and online booking!  Read more >

Oct 05

Artisan Chocolate Courses for Shop and Cafe Owners

Posted by Shona Sutherland on Wednesday, October 05, 2016

It is always such a pleasure to have owners and staff from shops, cafes and artisan outlets coming to learn about the fascinating subject of chocolate making! Robert and Liz came for a 2 day chocolate making course, which covered recipes, information and skills of 3 of the main Taystful shorter courses.  Read more >

Sep 12

Pain au Chocolat Making

Posted by Shona Sutherland on Saturday, September 12, 2015

Thought I'd take pictures of a few stages of Pain au Chocolat making....it may be time consuming, but the results are well worth the wait! Gorgeous!   Read more >

Sep 12

Fergusson Gallery Cupcake Demonstration

Posted by Shona Sutherland on Saturday, September 12, 2015

I had a fantastic couple of hours at the Fergusson Gallery today (Saturday) demonstrating cupcake decorating! I covered a range of techniques and used various mediums to decorate the cakes and participants had a chance to try their hand at it.   Read more >

Jun 22

New Kitchen Renovations

Posted by Shona Sutherland on Monday, June 22, 2015

I am delighted to say I am now moved in to my new kitchen at 1A High Street, Blairgowrie! It is not yet open to the public, because the front shop, Mitchell's Newsagents, is not yet open. It won't be long until I have my courses running, have a look at the ones I have coming up here!  Read more >

May 28

Move to new premises!

Posted by Shona Sutherland on Thursday, May 28, 2015

Not long till I move my business to new premises! I cannot wait to have more room to work, and be able to run courses straight from there.  Read more >