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How I pan hazelnuts

Started by Edward J

4 Mar 9, 2013
Reply by Edward J

Cool Tool: Chocoflex Spherical Truffle Mold

Many chocolatiers like to make perfectly spherical truffles. (Okay, well maybe not perfectly spherical - they have to have a flat bottom so…

Started by Clay Gordon

76 Mar 8, 2013
Reply by Jennifer Cooper

Popsicle molds? Stainless?

I'm considering doing some popsicles to help with summertime sales at the shop and looking for some commercial molds. All I keep finding ar…

Started by Brandon Buckner

5 Jan 6, 2013
Reply by PHLChocolate

Hot air roasting machine

I was wondering If anyone can recommend a good Hot air roasting machine for nuts, with a capacity of 60  - 120 KGS per batch. I checked SEL…

Started by Omar Forastero

12 Nov 15, 2012
Reply by Rifat Tuzcuoglu

Foodsafe epoxy glue for Ultra/Santha machines

Does anyone know of a foodsafe epoxy glue suitable for replacing the Ultra/Santha machines? One of our machines recently had the plastic g…

Started by Felipe Jaramillo F.

6 Sep 22, 2012
Reply by Dylan Butterbaugh

Chocolate Spraying

I have a small pan for panning chocolate covered coffee beans. Building up by pouring choccolate takes forever and is a vast waste of time.…

Started by Colin Green

25 Sep 12, 2012
Reply by Krebs Switzerland

Kitchen Aid Panning Attachment

I've looked a lot into panning, and found it to be really too much of a burden for us.  Yet I continue to be asked for panned items.  I've…

Started by Andy Ciordia

11 Jul 4, 2012
Reply by Jim Greenberg

Cracking cocoa beans using a Brazilian coffee sheller

A ChocolateLife member in Hawaii recently sent me pictures of a Brazilian-made coffee sheller that they've been using in a lab in the Unive…

Started by Clay Gordon

13 Jun 27, 2012
Reply by Clay Gordon

Versatile Confectionery Kitchen Multi-Tasker

I am always interested in small, inexpensive multi-tasking tools for the home and professional confectionery kitchen. This is one I ran acr…

Started by Clay Gordon

2 Jun 27, 2012
Reply by Edward J

Questions about the Savy Goiseau Automatic Guitar

I have some questions about the Savy Goiseau Automatic Guitar that can be seen in the following video:

Started by Melanie Boudar

6 Apr 27, 2012
Reply by Kerry


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