Chocolate Curls and Shavings

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      5 min

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

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  • One 450-gram (1-pound) block bittersweet, semisweet,


Prepare your mise en place.

Holding the block of chocolate in one hand, slowly scrape the vegetable peeler along a flat side, allowing the chocolate to form itself into a curl. The wider the side you choose, the bigger the curls. A narrow side will produc