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Tempering issues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Churchill May 19. 2 Replies

Any ideas why the first trays molded from my batch temperer turn out streaky and rough/blotchy as in the attached picture? Later trays turn out fine. Is the chocolate not yet actually in temper?…Continue

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Sandra replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Video on cacao in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Would you be able to upload it somewhere or share it on drop box? "
Jul 22
Brent Peters replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Video on cacao in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Yes, William. I'd be interested. brent (at) blackmountainchocolate .com"
Jul 22
Linda Johnson replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Video on cacao in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Hi William, I'd be interested in the video as well.   Linda linda@chocologyunlimited.com"
Jul 21
Sandra replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Video on cacao in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
" I would love to see your video once you are finished. Are you going to be posting it somewhere? You can email me at sandra@succulentchocolates.com "
Jul 8
Maroun Milan replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Video on cacao in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"I have on dvd about this story how could share it with u"
Jun 29
William Miller replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Video on cacao in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Hi Brent, I am working on a brief history of chocolate (in chocolate) using chocolate lithophanes as images.  It won't be ready until August, but if you are still interested let me know.  "
Jun 24
Brent Peters added a discussion to the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
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Wanted: Video on cacao

I'm looking for a short, education video on cacao: origins, types, cultivation, etc.  I'd want to have the rights to show it to groups (school groups, tours, etc.).  Any ideas? See More
Jun 14
chris wood and Brent Peters are now friends
Jun 6
Brad Churchill replied to Brent Peters's discussion Tempering issues
"You haven't let enough crystals propagate at the time you started pouring.  This is why the bars later on turn out ok.   Oh.... and STIR STIR STIR, then when you think you've stirred enough, STIR STIR STIR, some…"
May 19
Gerardo replied to Brent Peters's discussion Tempering issues
"Tempering problem! "
May 19
Brent Peters posted a discussion

Tempering issues

Any ideas why the first trays molded from my batch temperer turn out streaky and rough/blotchy as in the attached picture? Later trays turn out fine. Is the chocolate not yet actually in temper? Could my molds be too warm? Is the ladle too cool? Thanks!
Apr 6
Brent Peters replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Large mold or form to make small cubes of chocolate in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"John: No luck yet on my initial request. Is this something that your company could custom-make for me? If so, could you give a ballpark estimate of the cost for 20 of them? Thanks!"
Mar 17
Ben Rasmussen replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Machine to grate chocolate in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Thanks Grant. At some point, I'm going to need to to make flakes, but not for seed. I see that Jim has a block shaver listed on his site. When I'm closer to needing one, I'll contact him. Thanks for your help."
Nov 26, 2013
Grant replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Machine to grate chocolate in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"are you trying to make chunks or fine flakes for seed? there are larger block choppers for melting but not good for making finer seed. Call my friend ask for Jim Greenberg at 718-585-0200 he should have a used block chopper. tell him Grant sent…"
Nov 26, 2013
Ben Rasmussen replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Machine to grate chocolate in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Thanks Grant. That's good info. One of the reasons I am interested in the prefamac machine is because it can take a big block of chocolate. But I'm sure it's a lot more expensive than an ice shaver."
Nov 26, 2013
Grant replied to Brent Peters's discussion Wanted: Machine to grate chocolate in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"either way youll have to break the bars to fit what ever shredder you use, dont get a cheap unit that could break. BUT the ice shredder is durable because ice is harder then cheese. I hobart cheese grater is perfect. the part the STINKS is the darn…"
Nov 26, 2013

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My first college job: hand-dipping chocolates at Kron Chocolatier on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City
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Escazu - Raleigh, NC

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