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Hi Everyone,I have just started creating moulded shoes and was using white chocolate to decorate them (with dots). So I put the dots on the mould and let it set. Then I add milk chocolate to create the shoe. Sometimes when I un-mould, the dots stay…Continue
Hi i am in India and i want to setup a transfer sheets printing setup.Anybody kind enough to help me with what type of printer ? what type of colors should i get and where in india can i find them.Continue
The chocolate world was stunned to learn that on Saturday, May 31st, 2013, Mott Green died in Grenada.Apparently, he working outside in the rain on something electrical and the unexpected happened.It is easy to underestimate what Mott did for the…Continue
THIS TRIP HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 2012. Discover Chocolate in the Dominican Republic is for chocolate professionals and serious chocophiles with a passion for chocolate who want to experience cacao first hand: to see cacao pods growing on the tree,…Continue
Hi all, I've been practicing tempering with my Chocoa melter for a couple of weeks and finally produced a decent product. Its not perfect though and needs refining. I've posted a couple pics that shows imperfections and i would like to know what…Continue
does anyone have any leads for suppliers of confection grade foils, I need something thick and preferably paper lined, (not essential), but available in many colors and custom sizes? Continue
I just made a batch of chocolates that taste great, but have bloom. I am suspecting the problem is the molds were not properly cleaned as there was no bloom on the chocolate on the bottom of the chocolates. I have had similiar problems before.Does…Continue
I am looking for advice regarding displaying my chocolates (truffles, caramels, salted caramels and assorted "barks") in a bakery display case. I share space with a bakery, and have been offered space in the display case. Does anyone have any…Continue
I am never a big fan of science fiction movies; many of them are full of fancy and conjecture. I would prefer to watch something that was based more on scientific fact.
But I have changed my point of view lately. With the help of great…Continue
What a spotty list! It's good that they have Askinosie, French Broad, Dandelion, and Woodblock on their list. But other top quality b2b makers like Rogue, Fresco, Manoa, Ritual, and Dick Taylor are conspicuously absent while Lindt makes the list! Makes one question the experience and the judgment of the editors.
For me it is just another…Continue
Hello Guys. I just wanted to let everybody know about a new song called "Addicted to Chocolate" by a London girl band. I think its exactly how us chocolate lovers feel. At least that how I feel. enjoy. ( cut and paste youtube link) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unQF4Ri_zKc
Any ideas for doing this in bulk for festivals etc
I am often asked ... about how I approach my pairings, where I get my inspirations, and what my thought processes are. I recently had the opportunity to conceive and prepare a five–course prix fixe tasting dinner at Jimmy's #43, a craft beer bar and restaurant in New York's East Village. The occasion was April, which at Jimmy's is the inspiration for April Sours month - a celebration of sours, Lambics, and wild ferments. As I was working on the menu I…Continue