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Bean to Bar workshop in Guatemala

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Bean to Bar workshop in Guatemala

Time: January 2, 2012 at 8am to March 31, 2012 at 7pm
Location: ChocoMuseo Antigua, Guatemala
Street: 4a Calle Oriente #14
City/Town: Antigua, Guatemala
Website or Map: http://guatemala.chocomuseo.c…
Phone: (+502) 7832 4520
Event Type: cooking, class, workshop, education
Created By: ChocoMuseo - Alain Schneider
Latest Activity: Jan 23, 2012

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WHAT DOES THIS WORKSHOP INCLUDE?

THEORY
  • A presentation of cacao, how it grows and is harvested
  • Presentation of the chocolate making process "from beans to bar"
PRACTICE
  • Roasting of the cacao beans
  • Cacao Husk removal
  • Grinding of the cacao nibs with a mortar and pestle similar to the metate and mano used by the Mayas
  • Refining and conching of the cacao paste in a melangeur
COOKING
  • Preparation of 3 chocolate drinks : Cacao tea, Mayan hot chocolate, European hot chocolate
  • Preparation of your own chocolates, with a selection of ingredients: almonds, nuts, coffee beans...
ENJOYING
  • Tasting of cacao tea
  • Tasting of a two hot chocolates
  • You can leave with your own handmade chocolate bar and bring it back to your friends and family, 30 min after the end of the workshop

HOW DO I ENROLL?

Workshops can be done any day, at any time.
Just book at least a day in advance (but we always try to be even more flexible):
  • Book at ChocoMuseo’s reception or
  • e-mail us: Guatemala@ChocoMuseo.com or
  • call us: (+502) 7832 4520
A minimum of 3 people per workshop is requested.

WHAT IS THE PRICE?

The 2 hours "from beans to bar" workshop costs Q 150 (~ US$ 21) per adult and Q 120 per kid from 4 to 12 years old.

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