Spring is in the air, making us all want to venture out for brunch; maybe clouting a fancy hat. If you’re like the rest of us here at LorAnn, you’re captivated by Bridgerton, the newest TV series on Netflix; and maybe it’s been on your TV-for the second, or third, viewing. Watching Bridgerton makes us […]
There is much to appreciate about a box of carefully crafted truffles, mint patties, buttercreams, and cordials. The array of flavors, silky chocolate, and bits of real fruit are undeniably delicious, but it’s the science behind those creamy centers that has us excited. What Is Invertase? If you’ve ever wondered how chocolatiers get those fluid […]
It’s been the year of Tiger King, virtual concerts, TikTok dances, and now as we enter the final home stretch of 2020, we have HOT CHOCOLATE BOMBS to add to the list of our obsessions. Just like the 2018 “Lime invasion,” when thousands of bright green scooters appeared across the country overnight, these chocolate spheres […]
The holiday season is here, which means DIY gift ideas are flooding Pinterest feeds. Homemade gifts are personalized and thoughtful gestures for your BFF squad, and they are a great way to spark your creativity; especially now we are staying home more often. Homemade lip gloss businesses on Etsy have taken off in quarantine and […]
To create stunning floral cake decorations, you will first need to make some gum paste. Gum paste is made by combining confectioners’ sugar, tragacanth gum, gelatin, water, fat, corn syrup, and egg white. This creates
LorAnn’s miracle emulsifier, soy lechithin will keep your baked goods and buttery toffees fresher longer. You’ll be able to get a head start on your holiday baking without worrying about your famous treats going stale.
The holidays are fast approaching. If you or a loved one is gluten-free, there is no need to sit on the sidelines. There are tons of great recipes out there, and with a little Xanthan Gum, you won’t be able to tell the difference!
Also known as acacia powder, gum arabic is a natural product made from the resin of acacia trees. At first glance, the tasteless, odorless, colorless ingredient, doesn’t sound as exciting as infused salt or chocolate stir sticks, but a closer look reveals an ingredient that creates pure alchemy behind the bar. How Does Gum Arabic […]
Joe Gattis’ interest in recipe development began in 1964 after returning from a family vacation to Costa Rica. He experienced a life-changing coffee syrup that was poured over ice cream and wanted to recreate it. With a little help from his mother, Joe nailed a duplicate recipe that drew repeat requests. Dazzling friends and family […]