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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French-born chocolatier seeks to become Guyana's Willy Wonka A challenge to the chocolate making process has also presented itself in him not being able to readily locate ingredients he would usually use, thus resulting in him sourcing a lot of ingredients from Europe. Notwithstanding this, François hopes that [...]
Shane Confectionery's ice cream social is for serious chocolate lovers only At the Death by Chocolate event, guests can choose from six chocolate ice cream varieties. The toppings will all be chocolate-based, too. While guests indulge, Shane's chocolate maker Kevin will be on-hand to discuss the chocolate-making process [...]
Now, a Chocolate Bar to Cut Wrinkles The company developed the time-defying snacks by finding a way to preserve antioxidants called flavonols, which are found in cocoa beans but are usually destroyed in the chocolate-making process. Flavonols “mop up” free radicals caused by smoking, [...]
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Spilling the cacao beans: Odessa has a craft chocolate shop Merritt spent five or six years learning about the chocolate-making process and experimenting with different recipes. It was only last year that he decided to commercialize it. There is so much involved in making chocolate, he said. “There is chemistry [...]
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Throughout May, San Diego’s most colorful chocolate shop Sweet Petite Confections , known as the shop with the chocolates that are “too pretty to eat,” is celebrating its bubblegum pink-floored store’s two-year anniversary with a novel, 16-piece... Those who have always wondered what strawberry lemonade or café con cajeta might taste like in chocolate can wonder no more. It is because of Lomelin’s former career that Sweet Petite Confections’ chocolates are designed unlike any others. each white, milk or dark chocolate is adorned in on-trend designs created using special prints, colors, glitters, dusts, hand-painting and other techniques – the result being fashionable pieces that catch the eye and at times hardly appear to be...
(THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Are you a chocolate lover. On your next trip to Europe, do you want to know where to head to for all things chocolate. And if you’re onboard one of British Airways’ flights as a Club World or World Traveller passenger, you can already grab some choice chocolates. Visitors can learn about Britain’s iconic confectionery brand and the history of chocolate making. For more chocolate-themed fun, book tickets to see the award-winning Charlie and The Chocolate Factory musical at the famous Theatre Royal Drury Lane in Covent Garden. Luxury hotel One Aldwych, offers a special Charlie and the Chocolate Factory inspired afternoon.
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,...
What is Ruby 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 happens inside one facility with one person or a small group of people. The efficiency of the system even includes the farms where the BTB companies get their beans from. It can be assumed that such a tight system makes it easy to produce chocolate that is said to rival with any other chocolate on...
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...