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Couverture Shelf Life

I have a block of Callebaut 70% dark couverture which shows an expiry date of late Aug 2011.  Also a block of Callebaut 56% dark with the s…

Started by Sue Casey

1 May 22, 2012
Reply by Ruth Atkinson Kendrick


 Huckelberries are a small sweet berry  in the same family as the blueberry. I thought it would be easy to find a huckleberry truffle recip…

Started by Dawn-Marie Lambert

4 Apr 15, 2012
Reply by Dawn-Marie Lambert

Outsourcing chocolate production

Hi everyone, I am a student from McGill University working on a business project to produce chocolate spoons for consumption with frozen d…

Started by Daniel Gaal

8 Mar 22, 2012
Reply by Daniel Gaal

Where to find used machines

does anyone have any good links for searching used chocolate machinery? 

Started by beth campbell

4 Mar 22, 2012
Reply by beth campbell

The sweet factor

Aloha Chocolate Life family, I am a new member on this forum but have been making and exploring chocolate for a good while now and it is a…

Started by Jonathan Simpkins

0 Mar 21, 2012

World's Rarest Chocolate? Anyone care to weigh in?

A link to this website was just sent to me.  I'd be interested in reading what people think...   I look f…

Started by Brad Churchill

19 Mar 20, 2012
Reply by Brad Churchill

Fondant & Margarine in a ganache recipe??!!

Hi, I have recently seen a range of truffles using fondant and margarine in their ingredients list. I have seen glucose and invert sugar us…

Started by Al Garnsworthy

1 Mar 15, 2012
Reply by Brad Churchill

Samoan cocoa beans

4 months ago I was walking through a cocoa plantation in Samoa I didn't know I had. 30 minutes into my walk, thoughts of excitement and gra…

Started by richard david

4 Mar 8, 2012
Reply by Tom

valrhona chocolate ... the best of each category?

Hi, I want to know what is the best general valrhona chocolate in each category of bittersweet, semisweet, milk and white chocolate. Ther…

Started by james mackay

3 Mar 6, 2012
Reply by ChocoFiles

Milk chocolate from the beans

Hello !  I make dark milk chocolate ( 60%) and I would like to try to make milk chocolate... 25% or 30% of nibs. Do you have some advices…

Started by Maria

3 Mar 3, 2012
Reply by Felipe Jaramillo F.


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