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Burial Beer Winnower, with chocolate & raspberries Burial Beer Winnower returns to cans and draft once again June 8th. Asheville, North Carolina local French Broad Chocolates brought Burial Beer the cocoa nibs, and the brewery combined them with fresh raspberries. It was up to the brewers to find balance. [...]
Geeks are using science to make the best chocolate ever Over 15 years, Anderson's roaster has gone through at least four iterations; his winnower, over a dozen; his conche, four. It turns out it's actually pretty hard to make great chocolate. And just because you have a good machine doesn't mean you can [...]
via Los Angeles Times]
See chocolate bars be made from scratch at LetterPress Chocolate's new Los Angeles store rest overnight; the winnower and vibratory sorter, both custom-made by a Santa Barbara chocolatier, where the beans are cracked and arranged; the huge melanger, where the beans are ground into liquid; the refrigerator, where the blocks of chocolate [...]
via Santa Barbara Independent]
Unwrapping the Bean-to-Bar Boom Today, the low-slung warehouse — which was originally a glassmaking facility but spent nearly two decades as the Taka-Puna bespoke clothing store — is a full-on chocolate factory, with refiners, roasters, winnowers, and the tempering machine [...]
RT @TrueIndulgence1: Part 2 : Now that the #cocoa beans are roasted & cracked, we needed to separate the shell from the nibs (winnowing), s…
@pam_collings And the winnower pipe thingy too--I'm a class act chocolate maker! Lolz
This Kailua bean-to-bar chocolate company turns its leftover cacao bean shells into tea. By Diane Lee Published: 2015.02.03 08:00 AMPhotos: Diane LeeWe recently went on our first chocolate factory tour to Mānoa Chocolate Hawai‘i in Kailua, where we discovered a sinful, very local treat: chocolate tea.That’s right, tea made from chocolate. Chocolate tea is a byproduct of the candy manufacturing process. The roasted cacao shells are separated from their nibs using a winnower powered by a power...
In celebration of International Chocolate week, Britain’s luxury retail store, Harrods will feature a range of chocolates from around the world.Included in the special collection will be chocolate from Trinidad and Tobago: The Trinidad & Tobago Single-Estate Chocolate Box, available from today, October 10.Unlike the other packages which feature the origin of the chocolate from a country, the T&T chocolate will be the only one to feature the cocoa plantations from which the chocolate...
Alden Williams/Fairfax NZKarl Hogarth launched his Hogarth Craft Chocolate at the Nelson Market a month ago, after more than a year of refining his recipes.Karl Hogarth's first batch of chocolate almost went up in flames.He had roasted the cocoa beans, run them through the winnower and was about to put them in the grinder when a neighbouring businessman came to the door.The building's on fire, he said. "I switched everything off and went round there and it was just a little fire," Hogarth...
Inside Brooklyn’s 4 Chocolate Factories, you can learn how cacao turns into candy, and everything you need to know become a certified chocolate snob. Photo: Meredith Craig de PietroYou can buy chocolate from dozens of chocolatiers in New York, but only in Brooklyn can you visit four different chocolate factories to see the magic in action. I spent the better part of the fall touring Brooklyn’s flourishing chocolate scene and discovered flavors and delights beyond anything Hershey’s could...