The Institute of Culinary Education is one of the largest culinary schools in the world, offering both professional and recreational programs in New York City. Here, Chef Jenny McCoy, chef instruct… (How To Make Cake Boards)
Yesterday I visited in Brooklyn and got a tour of their brand new chocolate school École du Grand Chocolat. To my luck the two American-based pastry chefs from Valrhona, Sarah Kosikowski and Derek Poirier, were both in the kitchen so I got to
Old-fashioned Chocolate Layer Cake - SF-based pastry chef Emily Luchetti's chocolate cake recipe is impressive in its old-school simplicity--and the finished dessert has the perfect frosting-to-cake ratio.