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Chocolatiers = Re-melters?

I was a little perplexed a few months ago while doing a joint chocolate and wine pairing event. The neighbor next to me, a chocolate maker…

Started by Mindy Fong

147 Jun 12, 2012
Reply by Ramon Recalde

What is a "Traditional Chocolate Truffle"?

I have a dilemma.  I entered what I thought was a "Truffle" contest and the winners were what I consider "Bonbons".  I remember some time a…

Started by Bill Tice

20 Jun 12, 2012
Reply by Bill Tice

Not to miss chocolatier in Orlando / Miami / Keys ?

Is there a chocolatier we MUST see while being in Orlando or Miami or somewhere on the Keys?

Started by Davy Asnong

2 Jun 8, 2012
Reply by Ricardo Trillos

Evaluation and Feedback

I started TheChocolateLife back in January 2008 as an on-line community to share my passion for chocolate. That passion was ignited back in…

Started by Clay Gordon

5 May 21, 2012
Reply by Melanie Boudar

When a Guide to Good May Not Be

Last week I was made aware of a web site called by Shawn Askinosie. The About page says that the site's mission is to "provi…

Started by Clay Gordon

9 May 14, 2012
Reply by Clay Gordon

Tempering machine

I'am a new factory located in lebanon , we still use the traditional/classical way for tempering chocolate ,but meantime iam considering up…

Started by Mahmoud batakji

5 May 10, 2012
Reply by antonino allegra

Legally protecting your chocolate brand?

Hi all,  Could anyone share the steps they had to take to legally protect their chocolate brand? I understand each country has different la…

Started by Felipe Jaramillo F.

5 May 9, 2012
Reply by rene

Carob Chocolate

Before the predjudice starts, do people actually know what carob is? I didnt until recently, and no i am not going to go on some hippy rant…

Started by Tom

3 May 7, 2012
Reply by antonino allegra

White Chocolate

As with my carob chocolate post i am not a white chocolate fan but am interested in its history. Apparently it was first made by the Nestle…

Started by Tom

0 May 5, 2012

'Artisan' Over used?

Has the word 'Artisan' as an adjective been over used?  This is a question that was recently posed to me by one of my friends who saw it as…

Started by Mark C

5 May 4, 2012
Reply by Felipe Jaramillo F.


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