This series follows the technology used to make products we regularly come in contact with. In this episode we introduce chocolate. Chocolate is made from the ...
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Eric Akis: This Father's Day, give Dad a chocolate cake To make it, you mix the dry ingredients together in the pan, make a well (hole) in the dry ingredients, pour in the wet ingredients, and mix until a batter is formed. That process is why is these kinds of cakes are also referred to as “hole-in-the [...]
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Unwrapping the art of chocolate making And he is not joking, chocolate production is a highly competitive process, and it wouldn't do for me to stumble upon the next big thing during my visit to the factory in Kilchberg, a picturesque lakeside suburb of Zurich. The darker the chocolate, the [...]
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Willy Wonka, eat your heart out! Belgian chocolatiers reveal the secret to making the world's best best cocoa ... Belgium is the second-highest exporter of chocolate in the world; Flanders' top chocolatiers explain how a grinding process makes Belgian chocolate smoother and tastier; The region has several chocolate museums where visitors can learn the history of [...]
Can The Philippines Make Premium Chocolate? This Chocolatier is Betting On It In a small village in southern Philippines from which their chocolate is named after, Malagos Chocolate grows, harvests, and makes their single origin, fine-flavored chocolate. A process that Puentespina proudly markets as their competitive edge [...]
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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...
Hana Gold cacao farmer Aldon Frost leads a press trip through his family’s jungly estate. -- The Maui News / CARLA TRACY photoSay the word, “chocolate,” and I get giddy. Combine it with the word, “Hana,” and I become so elated, I grab my camera and note pad and just about fly out the door at the chance to travel to Maui’s illustrious east end to write about the first “branch-to-bar” cacao farm on the island.Chocolate, after all, is a sensual, sweet and well-known mood enhancer. (Then again,...
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...
10-minute Rocky Road FudgeIt's a sentimental tradition. One that's centered around the holidays, and always involved stirring up a decadent batch each for my and my sister's teachers, neighbors, relatives, and of course, the jolly community mailman.Some of my fondest childhood memories include gathering in the kitchen with my mom and older sister, each sneakily stealing chocolate chips during the process and play-fighting over who would lick the bowl and spoons when all was done.Another fun...