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When airbrushing I consistently get a splatter pattern not a thin layer of continuous color. When I adjust the nozzle the splatter gets bigger or smaller but again a splatter. I use a paasche HO311. Does anyone have any tips or tricks for obtaining…Continue
Hello Everyone!!Thought I would I would share my cocoa buying "bad experiences" here.,,If you are looking into buying cocoa from Samoa..please stay away from a person called Richard david (actually a member of CL) representing: My PARADISE FOODS or…Continue
Hi All!I would love any advice on what tempering machine I should purchase for my business. I currently own a gourmet gift basket store for over 5 years now, and really enjoy working with my vendors with chocolate and creating attractive and tasty…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
Hi, I wonder if anyone can help? We are a small start-up chocolate maker based in the UK. We're looking to source organic and fairtrade cocoa beans - but in small quantities to start with. Can anyone recommend a supplier that ships to the UK…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
Currently I am building a kitchen meant for chocolate confectionery production. I am wondering if I need anything special in regard to plumbing. Is a grease trap necessary. I am open to hearing about your experiences and suggestions. Thanks!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