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Shelf Life

Is there a shelf life to colored cocoa butter and can colored cocoa butter go bad? Or does it just bloom? Is there any special way I should…

Started by Sue in Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

1 Nov 9, 2010
Reply by Sebastian

"Chocolate will become as expensive as caviar" - says this news report

Sounds a little sensationalist to me

Started by Tom in News

0 Nov 8, 2010

Mint crystals in chocolate

Hi   I am trying to source/make mint crystals that i can use in chocolate slab/thins. Im guessing this is created by flavouring sugar with…

Started by peter guppy in Uncategorized

0 Nov 8, 2010

Sahagun Coffee Bar

Not a chocolate bar, but made in the same vein, has anyone tried Sahagun's coffee bar in Portland? I'd like to try it, or try making my own…

Started by Nat in Tasting Notes

7 Nov 5, 2010
Reply by Nat

Preservatives for longer shelf life

I am doing a consultancy for a chocolate store owner who is looking at adding preservatives to his fillings. Although this is totally again…

Started by Omar Forastero in Tech Help

1 Nov 4, 2010
Reply by cheebs

Warming solution

Hello again, I was looking for ways to melt and mostly to keep the chocolate warm I came upon this electric warming tray, it has a teperatu…

Started by Hilmir Kolbeins in Opinion

7 Nov 3, 2010
Reply by Tom

Unrobed Ganache

Hello Folks I am looking to make truffles that do not have a shell (bit like Royce's Nama Choco).  Is it just a case of adding extra sugar…

Started by Kevin Bovy in Recipes

7 Nov 3, 2010
Reply by Lana

Chocolate class

Hi, I need a small help, I´ve been asked to teach a chocolate class and I was wondering how much chocolate I would need. It will be 10 pers…

Started by Hilmir Kolbeins in News

2 Nov 2, 2010
Reply by Hilmir Kolbeins

Ella's Sweet Shoppe

Hello The Chocolate Life. Nice to be a member. Thanks. Were a big candy store in GA. We carry everything sweet. 24 flavors of 100% pure Gou…

Started by Ellas Sweet Shoppe in Allow Me to Introduce Myself

0 Nov 1, 2010

Uses for cocoa leaves and bloom.

I've been told that young leaves make for excellent salad but I also recall reading that cocoa leaves have a level of toxicity, so I'm not…

Started by Ning-Geng Ong in Chocolate Education

1 Oct 30, 2010
Reply by Nat


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