Pastry chef’s sugar sculpture sweetens the pot for O.C. Fair visitors

 

Orange County Fair visitors with a sweet tooth can find a lot to satisfy it on any given day. But most confections on the midway don’t require a blow torch to create.

On Sunday evening, however, award-winning pastry chef and master chocolatier Stephane Tréand wielded fire, canned air and plastic molds to forge an exotic tropical-looking sculpture out of sugar.

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(Photo by Daily Pilot Staff)

What’s New, What’s Happening at SOCO & The OC Mix!

Keep up those New Year Resolutions at SOCO & The OC Mix! 
We’ve made it easy for you to keep those New Year Resolutions. Replace your soda with Farm & Culture’s kombucha (shown here), and trade your sandwich for a healthy poke bowl from Temakira – both located inside The OC Mix. Need a healthy breakfast option? Nothing beats the Birdie Bowl & Juicery Peanut B acai bowl – or try it as a smoothie if you’re on the run!

 

 

Terrarium Workshops at Uni Home 
Master a new skill this year with Uni Home Store’s fun and interactive Terrarium Workshops. Classes will begin at 11am on the following Saturdays: February 4th, and February 25th. *Planters may vary, and the workshop includes plants & materials. Please call Uni Home Store to reserve your seat today! (949) 251-1771. 

 

 

Make Valentine’s Day Treats at Surfas at SOCO! 
It’s hard to believe, but Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so let’s learn how to make treats that will wow your loved ones at Surfas Culinary District at SOCO. On Sunday, February 5 from 12:30pm-3:30pm, learn how to make caramel from scratch, the art of candying nuts, and individual lava cakes that will leave you saying yum! It’s the perfect class to do with friends – or your special Valentine. To sign up please click here 
Storytime at Chuck Jones at SOCO
Bring the kids to Storytime with Christa Mae at Chuck Jones Center for Creativity next Monday, February 6th 12:30PM-1:30PM. Christa will lead an interactive book reading and there will be coloring stations and cartoon showings provided by Chuck Jones Gallery. This event is free and open to the public, but you must RSVP by clicking here.  

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