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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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 [...]
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Cocoa Manna a yummy stop along Sperryville Pike “I get in cocoa beans from different origins and I make it all the way — roast it, grind it, winnow it,” says the chocolatier, explaining various steps of the intriguing (scientific, actually) chocolate making process. “It goes into a stone grinder [...]
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This Chocolate Is Really Good for You Chocolate's abundant antioxidants may be well documented, but the truth is that the traditional chocolate-making process eradicates 60 to 80 percent of cocoa's natural gifts. That's why Keller recruited Manni—his unique production method yields the [...]
#CreativeMornings: How these dark chocolate makers stay Honest How honest can two artisanal dark chocolate makers be? Well, that's the question Honest Chocolate founders Anthony Gird and Michael de Klerk tried to unpack at the recent Creative Mornings talk at the Friends of Design Academy in Cape Town. [...]
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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...