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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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 [...]
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Mount Pleasant shuts down new artisan chocolate shop for retailing without a permit A Mount Pleasant chocolate dealership that aims to educate customers about every step of the chocolate production process has been shut down by the town for failing to secure a retail permit. “It's not something we ever looked Bar & Cocoa [...]
via The Boston Globe]
It's safe to indulge in these chocolates That's because most chocolate is produced on equipment or in facilities that also process nuts. Trace amounts of peanuts and tree nuts render these confections unsafe to eat. Such was the impetus for Gail and Mark Elvidge to start making chocolate that [...]
Li-Lac Chocolates Celebrates 95 Years: Inside Manhattan's Oldest Chocolate House Every confection in the brand's portfolio of more than 120 different items is handmade at its Industry City factory, which is lined with windows that allow guests to peek in at the process. You can watch a worker place individual pieces Li-Lac [...]
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...
A pastry chef, a cannabis connoisseur and a 10-year-old walk into The Washington Post. There’s no punchline. That’s who we asked to judge some of the most popular chocolate chip cookie recipes on the web. Arguably more American than apple pie, this cookie — which celebrates its 80th birthday next year — is adored for its simplicity and nostalgic nature. Because opinions differ widely about how the perfect chocolate chip cookie should taste, the internet is swimming with recipes claiming to be...
Are smartphones making teenagers depressed?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...
Xandi van Dijk (viola): Going into the studio can be a joyous, exciting and at the same time slightly daunting undertaking. Best case scenario: you are recording a work you know really well and you have spent a fair amount of time thinking about it and living it in concert. And sometimes you’re recording something new, fresh or (relatively) unknown, in which case it can be a voyage of discovery for all involved.I think a voyage of discovery is possibly the best approach to take when recording...