(HawaiiNewsNow) - The Kahala Hotel & Resort offers another sweet diversion in their continuing series of cooking classes on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 9 a.m. in Hoku's. At Sweet Surrender, learn the fine art of making chocolate truffles from master Pastry Chef, Michael Moorhouse. The Kahala Cooking Class Sweet Surrender is $85 per person and requires advance reservations at (808) 739-8760, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Sweet Surrender is a hands-on culinary experience led by the hotel's own pastry master Chef Michael Moorhouse. Chef Moorhouse will create a variety of chocolate truffles, so delicious, you'll surrender to the sweet temptation immediately! After class, light refreshments will be served. Chef Moorhouse uses the finest ingredients in his magical truffles. Each participant will receive recipes to take home and try on their own. Chocolate has long been thought to be an aphrodisiac. In the days of the Aztecs, Emperor Montezuma reportedly consumed the bean in copious amounts to fuel his romantic desire. The enticement of chocolate lives on, with recent studies linking the aphrodisiac qualities of chocolate to two chemicals found therein: Tryptophan and Phenylethylamine. There's no doubt that chocolate truffles from The Kahala kitchens can be a welcome sweet treat. Here's your chance to unleash the secret passions of chocolate just in time for Valentine's Day.