Chocolate Mousse Methodology, Day Three + {Tool Review}: Tovolo Quick Prep Mixer

April 16th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Chocolate, Cookbooks, Recipes, Reviews

tavolo prep mixer

Apologies for falling behind on the mousse recipes – I wanted to add on a review of my latest kitchen gadget, one that’s very apropos for mousse-making.

The photo above is of the Tovolo Quick Hand Mixer. I picked mine up on sale from a kitchenware store – I’ll confess that normally I would have passed this by as unnecessary (I mean, all a good pastry chef needs is a whisk and some elbow grease, right?), but the price, plus the fact that it’s a perfect illustration of gear trains and the benefits of mechanical advantage made it too fun to pass up.

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