Gold leaf sheets are often used as an adornment for pastries and sweet treats. We rarely see the edible metal embellishing more savory delights, though. In this post, we decorate the party favorite of baked brie with gold using loose leaf sheets.
Edible Silver Foil, or Vark, is a culinary embellishment used to adorn both sweet and savory dishes. In the past, it was primarily used in South-Asian cuisine but has recently garnered attention in fusion foods globally. If you are an edible silver foil novice, though, there may be some serious hesitation—questions that need to be answered before taking a metallic leap of faith in your gastronomic escapades. I’ll do my best to answer those questions here!