The Sweet Secrets of Chocolate Revealed

In the run-up to Valentine’s Day, it pays to have some expertise when it comes to chocolate confections. The pastry chef Nick Malgieri, who taught at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, will guide you through three virtual lessons in chocolate for the 92nd Street Y. The first, on Jan. 25, will cover the basics and provide a few techniques for brownies and biscotti. Then on Feb. 1, you can move on to cakes and chocolate decoration. On Feb. 8, the final lesson will cover ganache and chocolate truffles. Each class will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and available for later streaming.

Chocolate with Nick Malgieri, Jan. 25, Feb. 1 and Feb. 8, $120,

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