Saturday day night I was in chocolate heaven for a few hours. Along with three good friends and former teaching colleagues, I attended a chocolate dinner at the McNally Robinson Community Classroom. Hosted by Doreen Pendgracs the author of the book Chocolatour A Quest For the World’s Best Chocolatewe not only enjoyed a delicious meal where every course featured something chocolate, we also learned so much about chocolate from Doreen and her special guest Constance Popp who is a chocolateur with her own shop here in Winnipeg on Provencher Avenue.
The menu included………
A strawberry, almond spinach salad with a dressing made from quince and dark chocolate balsamic vinegar
Bittersweet chocolate beef ribs for the main course
and caramel chocolate pepper mousse cake for dessert.
A lovely surprise was having a former student of ours as our server.
Doreen is a chocolate expert and in between each course she shared…