Hello everyone…… I was so much excited when I got invited for a chocolate Cranberry session at Cocoashala for the demonstration of creative dishes using Cranberry in collaboration with US Cranberry Marketing Council.. I heard about Cranberry from grandma that eating raw have lot of benefits.. They are rich with antioxidants and high in fibre and have serious health benefits including promoting digestion and helping control blood sugar..
But making these yummy dishes using Cranberry is really awesome…. Dishes made were Vegan Genache, Vegan Mousse, Cranberry Thokku, Cranberry Payasam.. Yes you heard it right guys yummy Payasam with chocolate and Cranberry and my favourite Cranberry Salsa. Also tasted yummy fresh Cranberries and juice… The workshop is conducted by L. Nitin Chordia, India’s, who we are told is India’s only certified chocolate taster, along with his wife Poonam Chordia, who is also a trained chocolatier. It was really a amazing session enjoyed with everyone..
Cranberry is a versatile ingredient which can be used successfully to improve the character and enhance flavours in a dish..Apart from learning how to make delicious dishes from. Cranberry and appreciate fine chocolates the right way, we were also tasted various flavour notes like coconut, rose gold, iris cream had bitterness, acidity and mouth feel and understand there is so much to discover in fine chocolates..
Cranberry Payasam is my favorite above all dishes… Its healthy and delicious…
Ingredients used for Cranberry Payasam
100 gms white chocolate
75 gms Cranberry juice
50 gms water
25 gms coconut milk
5 gms chia seeds
25 grams Semiya
Method to make Cranberry Payasam:
First we have to melt white chocolate on a double boiler.
Then add all ingredients one by one and place it on the induction /gas directly.
Stir continuously till desired consistency is achieved.
Now top with Pistachio or Silver leaves.
Yummy delicious Cranberry Payasam is ready to serve.
If you wanna learn more about chocolates you can reach them here
Cocoashala / Cocoatrait
20 Besant Road,
Near Sivaji Productions
Google maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/JD3wKqdB3pk
Hope you enjoyed the journey of Cranberry…. Do try and ask me any doubts if you have friends!!!