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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Is Some of the Best Artisan Chocolate Found In Utah? Produced near downtown Salt Lake City, The Chocolate Conspiracy sources its cacao completely from a farm in Central Peru and makes five different kinds of chocolate bars, truffles and drinking chocolate. Their best-seller is their Blackberry Ginger Bar [...]
via The Indian Express]
Sweet or not sweet? Two artisans take us through the difficult process of chocolate-making The smell and look of chocolates can make your mouth melt but ever thought about the hard work that goes into making these sweet delicacies? Chocolatiers Pragati Sawhney of Chockriti and Devansh Ashar of Pascati Chocolate spoke to indianexpress.com [...]
A look inside the Mars Wrigley Confectionery in Waco Smelt the chocolate you were making or smelt the fruit flavor from the rainbow skittles,” Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Plant Director, Dan Braswell said. How they make each candy is top secret, but we were able to get a little taste of part of the [...]
via Atlantic City Weekly]
How local pastry chefs think beyond pumpkin pie They were brought here by the first English settlers, who came with a rich tradition of savory pie-making — think mince meat and shepherd's pie — as well as fruit pies and tarts. As the pilgrims continued their traditions here, dessert At Borgata [...]
Managed to lose my bar of chocolate in the process of making the coffee to go with it. :-(
RT @teacher_ttu: After reading about the chocolate making process (from cacao tree to chocolate bar) we celebrated with a chocolate tasting…
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...