The Chocolate Life

Discover Chocolate and Live La Vida Cocoa!

Tips, Tricks, and Techniques (360)

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

Caramel recipes and chocolate

I've been researching recipes for caramels for different chocolates and have been puzzled by an apparent difference in culinary opinions. …

Started by Roberta Landgren

2 Dec 8, 2011
Reply by Daniel Herskovic

Tempering Frustrations

Hello everyone!   My little chocolate shop has been open for about 4 months now, and all of a sudden, I'm having tempering issues. (Of cour…

Started by Jasmine Mead

7 Dec 2, 2011
Reply by Brad Churchill

Tempering and "keeping" in temper

I have only ever tempered small quantities for small batches of chocolate and this has been very successful and now need to produce larger…

Started by Nigel

3 Nov 29, 2011
Reply by Andrea Bauer

Questions about using a wheel based tempering machine with enrober

I have not had any experience in using these machines and wondered if someone could explain how the chocolate is changed over.  For example…

Started by Elaine Hsieh

12 Nov 21, 2011
Reply by George Trejo

Question regarding transfer sheets

Hi, Any day now I'll be receiving my first chocolate transfer sheets. I was wondering what's the best way to store these? The place where…

Started by Kris Schoofs

4 Nov 19, 2011
Reply by Kris Schoofs

Tempering help please

I am having problems again and I do not know if it is me or not. Is it at all possible to temper chocolate with room temperatures between 2…

Started by Magrietha Hendrika du Plessis

6 Nov 13, 2011
Reply by Magrietha Hendrika du Plessis

Martellato Guitar

Hello everybody,   Has anybody tried or used the Martellato guitar? Here is the link:,83,91,…

Started by chocochoco

7 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by chocochoco

Decorating With Royal Icing

Hi Everyone, I was wondering if it is possible to decorate chocolates with royal icing or will the royal icing do something to the chocolat…

Started by Magrietha Hendrika du Plessis

0 Nov 4, 2011


Hi everyone.   I feel like I haven't participated in the forums for ages... I have a quick question. I am looking into pectin, but there ar…

Started by Andre Costa

9 Oct 30, 2011
Reply by John Marshall

Help!! Is my thermometer wrong?

I cannot shout HELP!! loud enough. Can my thermometer be wrong? I am waiting for a infra red one, but until I have to use what I have. I am…

Started by Magrietha Hendrika du Plessis

29 Oct 25, 2011
Reply by Magrietha Hendrika du Plessis


Member Marketplace

Promote TheChocolateLife

Bookmark and Share

Follow Clay on:
Twitter :: @DiscoverChoc
F'Book :: TheChocolateLife
F'Book Group :: LaVidaCocoa :: @DiscoverChoc



© 2014   Created by Clay Gordon.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service