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low % butter commercial callets?

Does anyone know where to get a few pounds of preferably milk callets, low fat? I'm trying the ethyl cellulose experiment to bring the melt…

Started by Drew E

5 Jul 1
Reply by Sebastian


I am struggling some with "bitterness".  My thinking is that I am running the nibs through the Juicer too many times trying to get the coco…

Started by Daniel Mollsen

29 Jun 27
Reply by Sebastian

Airbrushing chocolate molds

First time Airbrushing. Confused what should I use. Cocoa Butter or Airbrushing liquid you buy at Whish one should I use? T…

Started by Ismael Neggaz

4 Jun 25
Reply by Ismael Neggaz

Thick chocolate while tempering

Hello All.  I know this is something I should already know (probably have forgotten it a few times over!).  When tempering chocolate using…

Started by John Duxbury

7 Jun 18
Reply by John Duxbury


Does anyone know where I can find a recipe for "cremini" or "cremino?" I've seen a photo of it on the Pernigotti website and I've heard tha…

Started by Roger Rolf

2 Jun 16
Reply by Roger Rolf

Melange time/ Mold Questions

Hello dear chocolatiers!So our venture with chocolate is well underway and we are now in the process of dialling in our recipes for our fin…

Started by Evan Langendorf

1 Jun 14
Reply by Clement Olando Bobb


Hi thank you for taking the time to read this. I'm look for non dairy dark chocolate truffle shells. If anyone knows where I can find it. I…

Started by Sara LeVenthal

0 Jun 6

Is it necessary to cap truffle shells before enrobing?

Hi there, I'm going to make some truffles for a special project and thought I would try out some truffle shells. I plan on filling them and…

Started by Daniel Herskovic

1 Jun 4
Reply by Sebastian

Whiskey/Chocolate pairing.

Hi all, Could anyone suggest: Which cream  truffle flavours can one pair with the following whiskeys?  1.  (warm spicy with honey and rich…

Started by Dimakatso

0 Jun 1

Fridge temperature control

Hi guys, I've been using a Kitchener wine fridge to set my chocolate over the summer months and it's worked great. Although the room can ge…

Started by Clayton Smith

5 May 5
Reply by Clayton Smith


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