Time: February 14, 2009 from 9am to 2pm
Location: Hanalei, Hi
Street: Anae st.
Website or Map: http://www.gardenislandchocol…
Event Type: education, tasting, valentine's, chocolate, making, farming
Created By: Koa Kahili
Latest Activity: Feb 3, 2009
In this 5 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.
History of Theobroma Cacao
Identifying types of Cacao
Tempering, making truffles and ganaches
Gourmet food pairings including beer and wine
Recognizing the taste between different varietals