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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Sneak peek offered of new Aggie Chocolate Factory The Aggie Chocolate Factory, a new Utah State University College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences (CAAS) learning and research center, will hold open house tours for the public on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 3 to 4 p.m. The event will be held at Aggie [...]
What's Fancy Chocolate Made Of That Makes It So Expensive? Experience working with chocolate from certain origins gives makers a general idea of ideal temperatures and time required for each step of the process, but part of being an artisan is to make adjustments as needed for each new batch of beans to [...]
The Secret of Perfect Chocolate – Quality Control of Particle Sizes The goal within this process is to create a smooth chocolate mixture which contains only a small number of particles that are larger than 30 microns, and no coarser particles that are larger than 70 microns. It is important to note though that particle [...]
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Searching for Chocolate's Roots, and Enemies, in Colombia's Wilderness Unlike most other countries that grow cacao, Colombia's production has mostly been aimed at meeting demands within its own borders—not so much for chocolate bars, but for traditional drinking chocolate. But as worldwide By focusing on making cacao [...]
The bounty of Somerville’s under-construction Bow Market continues to grow, and now there will be an extra dose of sweetness involved: Gâté Comme des Filles will open a storefront within the forthcoming Union Square complex, as Boston Magazine mentioned, where founder Alexandra Whisnant will serve her delicate chocolates, chocolate mousse, and hot chocolate, among other items.Whisnant currently makes her chocolates out of the Foods Hub at Aeronaut Brewing Company, and she will be popping up...
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...
Every good New Year’s Eve party has a delicious dessert, and this year is your time to shine. No one’s resolutions have started yet, so something sweet is definitely in order. Here are some festive and elegant New Year’s Eve desserts everyone at your bash will love.1. Mini Cherry Cheesecakes Mini cherry cheesecakes | iStock.comFirst up are mini cherry cheesecakes from Betty Crocker. They’re perfect for parties because you don’t even need napkins. Better yet, the prep time caps at 20...
Photo: Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1of/12CaptionCloseImage 1 of 12College Assistance Program alum Daniel Maloney, left, poses with Bridgeport Public Education Fund Executice Director Marge Hiller before the start of BPEF's 15th Annual Reunion at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport, Conn., on Tuesday Jan. 9, 2018. Maloney holds samples of a line of chocolate he...