In this episode of How To Make Everything: Chocolate Bar, Andy goes through the final steps of making actual chocolate from his Mexican cacao beans by ...
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In Bed-Stuy, making a home in a former chocolate factory While they didn't have a specific space in mind, they were drawn to one on a particularly bustling corner of Bed-Stuy, housed in an old chocolate factory that had been converted into apartments. A duplex with expansive common space, soaring ceilings [...]
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Gertrude Hawk Chocolates opens new company headquarters THROOP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - It's pretty much a household name in northeastern Pennsylvania and tonight the owners of Gertrude Hawk Chocolates say they're making a commitment to our region. The company, which has more than [...]
The Scientific Quest For the Perfect S'more “Latent heat of melting” is a measure of how much energy is required to change the state of a material from solid to liquid, which I wanted the marshmallow to do to the chocolate. Knowing those measurements, I could use standard physics equations to [...]
This Artist Recreates Iconic Images Out of Trash, Toys, and Chocolate Syrup Brazilian artist Vik Muniz isn't like most photographers, who aim to capture extraordinary moments as they appear in real life. He's known for making iconic images out of wacky materials, like the Mona Lisa rendered in peanut butter and jelly or Manet [...]
Rob Anderson is a geek. So he makes chocolate for other geeks, or, more accurately, "people who really like chocolate and geek out about it."What does he mean by that? If you change one step of the chocolate-making process, you change the taste of the resulting chocolate entirely. And Anderson wants to show you exactly what that means. Fresco Chocolate, his company, roasts beans four different ways and conches (aka aerates and stirs) chocolate four different ways to create totally unique bars...
KitKats<\/a>, Dark Milk<\/a>, vegan bars<\/a> with quinoa and now \"ruby\" chocolate: the world's biggest chocolate makers are looking for ways to keep increasingly health-conscious consumers coming back for more.<\/p> Sales of mainstream milk chocolate bars<\/a> have stagnated as consumers worried about obesity and heart disease turn to snacks with less sugar and fat, or hold out for the occasional indulgent splurge on expensive, high-end chocolate.<\/p>...
We’re filled to brimming with articles about the ways in which 3D printing has impacted medical, automotive, and military sectors, and there have been a number of discussions around the impact that the technology will have in fashion, foods, and furnishings. In fact, you would be hard pressed to find an area in which 3D printing hasn’t made some impact. One of my favorite applications is 3D printed chocolate. Not so much the product as the idea, so far, but I have high hopes, as I always do...
CHESTERFIELD, Va. — The former mayor of Hopewell, Steve Taylor, and his wife Kim recently opened a chocolate wholesale manufacturing and retail facility, Taylor Made Chocolate, in Chesterfield County.The bean-to-bar artisan chocolate making process that unfolds in the back of the Taylor Made Chocolate store begins with cocoa beans that are imported from Haiti. Taylor and his employees sort through the beans, taking out the ones that will take away from the flavor of the chocolate, and then...