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Why is it so difficult to do? (some time ago a question from Joanna Miles)

These are the provide guidelines for the tempering of couverture from Valrhona:   Optimized temperatures for a better use of the chocolate…

Started by Vercruysse Geert in Tech Help

4 Aug 14, 2011
Reply by Magrietha Hendrika du Plessis

Tempering for dipping

Me again, I have actually a few related questions. OK, first, if I am going to offer clients at a stall freshly dipped truffles rolled in w…

Started by Magrietha Hendrika du Plessis in Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

3 Aug 14, 2011
Reply by Magrietha Hendrika du Plessis

Tempering machines Australia

Hi , I work for a charity and have just started a hand made chocolate range to be included in our Cottage Industry. The intrest in our choc…

Started by kathryn Jontulovic in Where to Buy

0 Aug 13, 2011

where do I get refiner syrup?

My supplier for refiner syrup does not sell to us anymore in the quantities needed.   Does anyone know where to get refiner syrup in barrel…

Started by helmut placek in Where to Buy

0 Aug 12, 2011

melting/tempering white chocolate

Hello. I am a new chocolatier. I really enjoy making truffles and pralines. I am having difficulty with melting white chocolate..I am able…

Started by Dawn-Marie Lambert in Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

8 Aug 12, 2011
Reply by Sebastian

buying used machines, etc.

It is known that the original Hershey Chocolate factory will be closing in less than two years.  If you are in need of material you might b…

Started by Rosemarie Rippon Prete in News

0 Aug 12, 2011


some one know, where is possible to buy a refrigerator here in USA whit humidity control, for chocolate proses ? thx

Started by Javier Tono in Where to Buy

8 Aug 9, 2011
Reply by Javier Tono

Chocolate on the 101 Between Los Angeles & Oakland

I'm making a trip to San Francisco next week. I usually just drive straight up the 5 from Los Angeles. It's boring but it's quick. The big…

Started by cybele in Travels & Adventures

5 Aug 9, 2011
Reply by Sunita de Tourreil

Hi everyone!! Does anybody know where can I buy organic couverture chocolate?

I am having a hard time trying to find organic couverture. I am currently living in San Diego, CA and would love to find a local supplier i…

Started by Jeniffer Alburquerque in Where to Buy

1 Aug 8, 2011
Reply by Andrea Bauer

News Covers Madre Chocolate's Xoconusco Success

We're getting into the final hours of our campaign and we're so close we can almost taste it... the delicious, rich, fruity, creamy royal A…

Started by Nat in News

0 Aug 8, 2011


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