6 Pro Tips For a Flawless Chocolate Cake

Well besides brownies , chocolate cakes are one of our all-time favorites. Come on, chocolate plus cake? Who wouldn’t fall in love with this perfect combination? They’re so irresistible. We handmake several chocolate cakes here at Dello Mano like our best selling Divine Belgian Chocolate Mousse Cake.  Dark Belgian chocolate  – the taste of perfection! Baking Chocolate Cake at Home Like these delicious chocolate cakes … Continue reading 6 Pro Tips For a Flawless Chocolate Cake

15 Ways You Know You Are A Brownie Snob

1. Your child’s favorite snack is brownies and milk.

2. Your wedding cake was made of brownies.

Dello Mano Wedding Cake
Shane and Tammy Stefanutto

 

3. To you, brownies don’t just make for great snacks or desserts; you also know that they make any other dessert better.

Dello Mano Brownie Sundae
Dello Mano Brownie Sundae

4. You know exactly which brownie flavor goes best with coffee….. or beer

Beer and Brownie
Beer and Brownie Tasting

 

 or champagne or wine

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Blondie or Brownie: What’s the Difference?

If you’re given a tray of blondies and brownies, which one would you choose? Blondies and brownies – we hear people compare the two quite frequently. It’s said that blondies are the opposite of brownies and the perfect choice for people who want the chewy, fudgy texture and delicious taste of brownies, minus the chocolate or cocoa. But what really makes blondies different from brownies? … Continue reading Blondie or Brownie: What’s the Difference?

5 Most Common Brownie Baking Mistakes

Looking to make the best brownies? When it comes to sweets and comfort food, brownies in our minds here at Dello mano have always been high on the list.

Dello Mano – The Australian Brownie Pioneers

Way back in 2006 when we started Dello Mano, brownies were just dusty little things on the bottom shelf of a couple of stores.  Cup cakes were all the rage and yet Bien and I felt so strongly about Brownies, that we decided to pioneer brownies in Australia. We created hand made chocolate brownies and so called our company Dello Mano (corrupted Italian for hand made) .  Today brownies are starting to pop up across magazines, cafes and restaurants and now they come in so many varieties. They are sprinkled with chips or nuts, swirled with cream cheese, spiked with coffee or espresso boost, or made plain and simple using different types of chocolates. We are proud to say Dello Mano is the original Classic Luxury Brownie.

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10 Brownie Baking Hacks You Wish You Knew

We all have days when the only thing we want to do is eat brownies – well at least we do here at Dello Mano🙂 -lots and lots of brownies. The dense flavour of chocolate, plus the creamy texture of the brownie seems to burst in your mouth and is indeed a delightful experience… a very nostalgic one. Like a childhood memory of an afternoon … Continue reading 10 Brownie Baking Hacks You Wish You Knew

Brownie Ends or No Brownie Ends?

Brownie ends or no brownie ends? When it comes to the best brownies, we all have different opinions. And other than the texture (whether chewy or gooey, fudge or cake-like), there’s another very important factor that people often consider when rating the deliciousness of a brownie: whether or not it has crispy edges. Like cakes and cookies, it is common for brownies to have somewhat crusty … Continue reading Brownie Ends or No Brownie Ends?

Chocolate Blooming & What to Do About It

Dark Tempered Chocolate
Chocolate properly tempered is glossy and shiny

We’ve talked before about tempering chocolates so, a process necessary in order to achieve a smooth, glossy finish for your chocolates and chocolate dips. But even when chocolate is in temper, blooming can still occur. Bloom is that greyish or white coating on the chocolate that usually occurs when chocolate is not stored correctly.

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5 Kitchen Mishaps That Changed Food History

Kitchen accidents happen now and again. But the results aren’t always burnt food or inedible concoctions. Take a look at the humble beginnings of 5 food items now enjoyed worldwide:

1. Chocolate Chip Cookies

The delicious cookie recipe came about in 1930, when Ruth Wakefield, ownder of Toll House Inn substituted baking chocolate with smashed pieces of semi-sweet chocolate bar for the cookies she was baking. The result was a scrumptious batch of cookies with chunks of chocolate that soon became a hit in the Whitman, Massachusetts area.

Dello Mano chocolate chip cookies

2. Popsicle

Did you know that this frozen treat has been around since 1905? As the story goes, Frank Epperson was making a soda water mixture. He accidentally left the mixture on the back porch overnight, with the stirring stick still in the container. Epperson was amazed to find the frozen soda water on a stick that he shared his creation with his friends. These days, popsicles come in so many formulations. But perhaps the best thing about it is that we all can make them at home!

3. Sandwich

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10 Heartfelt Ways to Surprise Your Mum this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Are you tired of the usual surprises you do for your mum each year? Fortunately, there’s more to celebrating this special occasion. This coming Mother’s Day, you can make it more special, fun and really unforgettable. And we’ve got some really great tips for you!

Dello Mano Luxury Brownies Hearts

Dello Mano Luxury Hand Made Brownie Hearts

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