Keeping Up With – Hershey, Edible Mushrooms and Glow-In-The-Dark Ice Cream

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Here’s what we covered:

Hershey Reveals A New Candy After 30 Years
In the world of a student taking online pastry courses, it pays to stay on top of the latest news coming from Hershey’s Corporation. The largest chocolate factory in North America announced in mid-October that it would begin selling the Lancaster, a soft candy that bears the name of Milton Hershey’s first candy company, Lancaster [Read More…]


Edible Mushrooms: The Friendly Fungus
Mushrooms are one of nature’s most abundant organisms and have shown up in a variety of folklore and cookbooks around the world. While they have been said to be the home of gnomes or in some cultures even considered to have magical properties, more practical online culinary school students will discover that mushrooms can be quite the [Read More…]


Glow-In-The-Dark Ice Cream: The Latest Addition To Novelty Food Movement
The novelty food movement just took another step into the unknown, as a British inventor has used a protein found in jellyfish to turn ice cream into a glow-in-the-dark treat. Now that late-night trip to raid the freezer will be made a little easier, as you will be able to use your ice cream to [Read More…]


Escoffier Announces November Plating Winners
November Top Plating Photos A monthly competition around student pictures is taking place each month. To encourage creative plating and culinary excellence, our mentors will be selecting one outstanding plating photo from each of the full programs, Culinary Fundamentals and Pastry Arts at the beginning of each month. Congratulations to the winners for the month of November, Tabitha Badams and Gloria Lorntzen! [Read More…]

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