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Farmers Market

Welcome to Spring I say, welcome to Spring.  Soon cooler days will be behind us as we begin feeling the warmth of the sun. Spring reminds me of growth, change and with it greater possibilities. The downtown Evanston Farmers Market begins May 4th. We are preparing to be there EVERY Saturday in our new location near the train tracks, in the same row as Bennions Bakery. Expect newer creations with our handcrafted bean-to-bar chocolate and many favorites that you’ve grown to love. This summer we introduce Noir d’Ebene COOKS at the market featuring our delicious sandwiches made with oven roasted...

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Happy New Year 2019

Happy New Year 2019

How excited we are to be a part of 2019 with our handcrafted bean to bar chocolate, cookies, pastries, confections and catering. Thank you for joining us. We plan to offer new and fun items every quarter as well as keep you updated on what our culinary students are doing in, Sugar in the Class.  This is going to be an exciting and epic year. Have your chocolate tray ready as we plan to keep it filled.    Sincerely,   Your Chocolate Team @ Noir d’Ebene Chocolat et Patisserie 

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Popcorn White Chocolate

Chocolate Tempering Chocolate

Popcorn White Chocolate

I love playing with my food, especially dessert, chocolate.  Chocolate is the greatest blank canvas in which to embellish and you have the added benefit that it can melt both in your mouth and hands.  I’m thinking of finger painting my lips and giving someone a kiss.  Yes, chocolate, the amazing fun food, dessert.     The end of summer means fall is soon approaching and I start thinking about popcorn.  Popcorn...... buttery, rich, sticky caramel, cheese, spiced..... popcorn.  Ohhhhhh and popcorn can be as easy as putting an already weighed bag in the microwave, or putting kernels in an...

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Tempering Chocolate

Chocolate Tempering Chocolate

Tempering Chocolate

The fat in Chocolate is cocoa butter.  When making candies, sculptures and such, that fat must be tempered.  To temper is to take the Chocolate through three different heat temperatures.  The ending result is Chocolat that dries quickly, breaks with a snap and has a beautiful appearance and mouth feel.      

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You are so marvelous

You are so marvelous

It’s not always easy being here.  And we aren’t the kindest people.  But you’re here, you’ve made it this far and you have purpose.  Release yesterday’s pain, heartache, addiction.  You are so amazing. You are so unbelievably magnificent.  You are beautiful.  You are strong. You got this, now go enjoy your life and some chocolate.     You, are important.   MY NEXT FARMERS MARKET DATE IS SATURDAY, JUNE 16

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