I am staring at these beautiful chocolate molds. It could be said that I have been helping to make molded chocolate since I was a very small girl.
For as long as I can remember, my Mum made “wee chocolate cups” – a recipe and technique she had learned during World War Two, when her Grandmother managed to secure her some contraband chocolate, and Mum shared it with her friends. One friend showed them all how to make these, filled with whatever they could concoct from the rations.
Some of my earliest memories are of sitting at the kitchen table on Sunday afternoons, [Read more…]