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Greetings & White Chocolate Lithophanes (Greyscale white chocolate photographs)

Hi Everyone,

I am a chocolate newbie but find chocolate production and chocolate mold making a creative interest that is rewarding when your idea comes to fruition especially if it puts a smile on someone's face and makes them feel good eating the chocolate. 

With some trial & error I found some luck making white chocolate lithophanes that look stunning.  If anyone is interested, I would be happy to collaborate in some fashion.  My site is www.chocopic.com and I have presented at the Miami Fine Food, Beverage & Chocolate Show held last March.  

I am in the Miami area and will travel as a consultant to get you started doing this.  My problem was tempering the white chocolate as I was getting inconsistent results even with a tempering machine ;-( 

Attached is a white chocolate lithophane of a jaguar (the darkness and lightness is determined by the chocolate thickness).  All lithophanes rely on the material's translucent properties which white chocolate possesses.  

I look forward to hearing from you more experienced chocolatiers and would smile if I could make chocolate my livelihood.  

Let's network somehow.  

Sincerely,

Bill Miller

 

Tags: chocolate, chocopic, lithophane, white

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I just went on your site and that is cool

I don't make chocolate but eat it

you may need a very good tasting white chocolate bar or one with much cocoa butter

I don't know this end too well

Hi Adrienne,

Thanks for thinking it is cool!  Yes, I make it with really tasty white chocolate about 34% cocoa butter.  What do you mean by you don't know if this end too well?  

Cheers,

Bill

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