HOW TO USE SILVER LEAF LOOSE
– Ensure the surface onto which the Silver leaf is to be attached is slightly tacky. A thinly applied egg wash or sugar syrup can be used where the food is not already sticky.
– Invert the paper and gently lower the silver leaf onto the food.
– Rub the paper gently with the back of a metal spoon to release the charge and allow the silver leaf to attach itself.
– If necessary, a small, dry brush can be used to carefully shape the silver leaf into grooves or crevices.
Avoid touching the leaf with your fingers, and avoid areas near a fan or breeze.
Stored in a cool, dry place, silver leaf will kept for approximately 5 years
Silver Leaf is inserted between bound tissues pages of a book. These edible genuine silver leaves are an ideal way to add a touch of luxury to your desserts. silver leaf has been used for centuries as decoration for the most lavish table settings and lucullan feasts.
Packed in a booklet of 5, 10 & 25 leaves, each silver leaf measures to the standard European size of 80 x 80mm and a larger size of 95 x 95 mm (25 leaves only) for professional use. We also have a sample booklet size 50 x 50 mm with 2 leaves. When consumed these edible silver leaf disintegrates in the mouth without flavour or smell, but beautifully enhances edible delights.
Our range of edible genuine silver leaf is certified with by an independent laboratory and is kosher and halal certified and suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans
Important note: Silver Leaves are extremely delicate so extreme care must be taken when taking them out of packaging. When removing sheets, please do so slowly and carefully.
Edible Silver leaf has been used to decorate food for centuries. Though particularly common in desserts, the opulent inclusion of a fleck, shard or sheet of silver leaf can be just as striking as part of a savoury dish.
With no taste or smell, edible silver leaf can be used without affecting even the most delicate of flavours, so the addition silver leaf can turn a beautiful dish into something truly unforgettable.
Use on chocolate truffles, in cake decorating, gently laid across a risotto, on striking canapés, or even floating in a cocktail. The possibilities are limited only to your imagination and your sense of occasion.