Time: May 18, 2009 all day
Location: Hanalei, Kauai
Website or Map: http://www.gardenislandchocol…
Event Type: education, tasting, chocolate, making, farming, growing, seminar
Created By: Koa Kahili
Latest Activity: Apr 27, 2009
Monday May 18th from 9am to 3pm
In this 6 hour intensive workshop participants will be making their own chocolate from Kauai grown cacao beans. Each person will take home a half pound of Kauai chocolate. This seminar is for the chocolate aficionado who desires to learn about all the aspects of making and growing chocolate from soil to finished bars. We will be tasting and making the three major types of Theobroma Cacao: Criollo, Trinitario, & Forastero.
Topics Covered: History of Theobroma Cacao, Identifying types of Cacao, Growing, Sustainability, Permaculture, Fermentation, Drying, Roasting, Winnowing, Melanging, Conching,Tempering,Gourmet food pairings including beer and wine, Recognizing the taste between different varietals.
The seminar will be held at a private residence in Hanalei. Space is limited so reserve a spot soon. Call 634-6812 for more information. Committed to a sustainable Kauai.