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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K+M Extravirgin 75% Dark Chocolate Ecuador Wins sofi Award The brainchild of Chef Thomas Keller and Tuscan olive oil producer, Armando Manni, K+M Extravirgin Chocolate uses a unique production methodology to preserve the antioxidants commonly lost in traditional chocolate-making processes. K+M then adds a [...]
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USU to open its own chocolate factory “I don't see it so much as putting our university ahead of others, as much as we can be a resource for those within the chocolate community, within an academic setting,” Steve Shelton, manager of the USU Chocolate Factory. “Word will get out, and it [...]
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Vanilla plum ice-cream, chocolate caramel and more: Kitty Travers's ice cool recipes Cook gently over a low heat, stirring all the time, until the mix reaches 82C, then immediately remove the pan from the heat and set it in a sink full of iced water to cool – speed up the process by stirring it every so often. Once entirely cold, pour [...]
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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 [...]
Dreidel is the kiddo’s version of gambling, or so I grew up thinking! As history would have it, it came all the way across Europe from Ireland before becoming a Yiddish and then Hebrew favorite. A spinning top with four rules is chill, but playing with a little enhanced chocolate could help you take it to the savage—read: fun—quadrant. Making your own cannabis chocolate coins is much easier than it sounds, and doesn’t require any special tools.How to Disguise the Taste of Weed in EdiblesYou...
What is Ruby chocolate? There is a type of chocolate out there called Bean-to-Bar (BTB) chocolate which is named after the process of making it. This new version of the well-known snack could constitute a threat to the existing chocolate-making companies. ( Wilkies Chocolate | Wilkies Chocolate ) Bean-to-Bar (BTB) means that all the process of making the chocolate happens in-house. From sorting, to roasting, to cracking, all the way to moulding, the entire BTB process...
Winter can be rough on your skin.Anna Webber/Stringer/Getty ImagesWinter definitely has its pros. You get to wear cozy sweaters, drink lots of hot chocolate, and have a really good excuse to rewatch "Love Actually" for the 1,000th time. One of the biggest downsides? The season can be unforgivably harsh on the skin. Brisk winds and freezing temperatures are pretty much recipe for a dry, patchy disaster.Thankfully, there are a few key tricks to giving your dehydrated skin some TLC. Here’s...
It’s common folk wisdom that eating cheese can give you nightmares. But is this really the case?The question hasn’t been extensively studied with scientific rigour, but we might find some answers by looking at how cheese can influence the brain. Our brains are directed by a range of hormones including serotonin, which promotes relaxation and sleepiness, adrenalin, which acts as a stimulant, and testosterone, which regulates libido, fat distribution and strength. These hormones and others can...