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Mint Infused White Chocolate? (And Black Rice?)

BerkshireTsarina Jun 3, 2013 03:44 PM

Friends from across the country who cook like gourmet chefs came visiting and made a feast for us. Most of the courses I wouldn't even attempt, but they did make a mint-infused white chocolate sauce (?) that was poured into saucers, then studded with strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries. I'd tackle that one --- does anyone know how it's done? The sauce was a lovely pale green color. (No one goes into the kitchen while they cook, so I didn't see it in prep.)
Also --- they left a big batch of cooked black rice for us. Any interesting ideas on what to do with it?

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    kitchengardengal Jun 4, 2013 03:19 AM

    Guittard makes some delicious mint chips that taste very much of white chocolate. Wonder if they used those?

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    1. re: kitchengardengal
      BerkshireTsarina Jun 4, 2013 05:39 AM

      Those sound good too --- but I know (evidence in fridge!) that they bought fresh mint, and the word infusion definitely came up.

    2. goodhealthgourmet Jun 3, 2013 07:50 PM

      Sounds like this:

      There are different types of black rice - some are glutinous (sticky) while others aren't. Any idea which type you have?

      1. Musie Jun 3, 2013 06:29 PM


        I found this recipe that is along the same lines as what you described.

        Could you ask your friends for the recipe?

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        1. re: Musie
          BerkshireTsarina Jun 3, 2013 07:28 PM

          Thanks, Musie. The recipe sounds really good.
          This is embarrassing --- but I didn't want to sound too much like a dork, which is why I didn't ask them for the recipe.
          (They're the kind who can taste something and then recreate it. It's a good thing I love them a lot, or I would hate them. ;-)

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