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Re-tempering in Chocovision Delta machine?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cherub Aug 1, 2013. 7 Replies

Hello,does anyone tried to re-temper chocolate over and over again in chocovision delta machine? I'm trying and failing to do it properly. Maybe anyone has success?Thank you.Continue

Chocolate materials for window display

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe S Jul 19, 2013. 3 Replies

Hi,I need to create window display with chocolate products and I'm trying to find suitable materials. It is quite warm and summer heat will melt everything if it is real product. It should look good,…Continue

 

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For Sale: ACMC and scale

Hi,I'm selling my equipment due to upgrade, it is used but in good working condition.Toshiba electronic scale TEC SL2200 - $170 plus shipping.ACMC tabletop melting and tempering machine - 6LB capacity - $575 plus shipping. Temperature is off by 2 degrees but it is easy to adjust if you take it in consideration other than that works great. Comes with a spare bowl and baffle.Equipment located in Canada now.Thanks!See More
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Mar 26
Milford Dennison replied to Cherub's discussion Molds for sale in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"can you tell.me what the finished weight of the bars aee"
Aug 18, 2013
Cherub replied to Cherub's discussion Re-tempering in Chocovision Delta machine?
"Hi everyone, first of all thank you very much for the support and detailed recommendations. I apologize for long silence as I was trying to get consistent results and also producing for local festival. It all went well. My summary will be the…"
Aug 1, 2013
Aldona Koppenhaver replied to Cherub's discussion Molds for sale in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"I haven't heard back from you. I have emailed you twice but I don't know if maybe you haven't received them. If possible, give me another way to contact you. Thanks"
Jul 31, 2013
Paul Callico replied to Cherub's discussion Re-tempering in Chocovision Delta machine?
"Try adding 10% cocoa butter. Paul"
Jul 20, 2013
Clay Gordon replied to Cherub's discussion Re-tempering in Chocovision Delta machine?
"Cherub - One thing to keep in mind is that the temper points the manufacturer recommends are designed for different equipment than what you're using - they should be used as reference points, not benchmarks. One thing that occurs to me is that…"
Jul 19, 2013
Cherub replied to Cherub's discussion Re-tempering in Chocovision Delta machine?
"Thank you Steve for the response and detailed reply!  I also spread my chocolate on a sheet pan and let it set but without cooler and yes, always fresh chocolate for seeding. I'm starting to think (based on feed backs) that the problem…"
Jul 19, 2013
Joe S replied to Cherub's discussion Chocolate materials for window display
"For molded items mix up some plaster of paris, pour into your molds then paint them after they have dried."
Jul 19, 2013
Steve Whitman replied to Cherub's discussion Re-tempering in Chocovision Delta machine?
"I re-temper chocolate in my Delta on a regular basis. Beginning with the end of the previous tempering/working batch, I always spread my left over chocolate on a 1/2 sheet pan and pop it in my cooling cabiinet (re-purposed TRUE beverage cooler with…"
Jul 19, 2013
Cherub replied to Cherub's discussion Re-tempering in Chocovision Delta machine?
"Hi Clay, Thanks for your response. My problem is that I am following the temper curve on my chocolate packaging as closely as possible [ see here: http://www.cacao-barry.com/cafr/438 ] On the machine, I'm using a programmed melt…"
Jul 19, 2013
Clay Gordon replied to Cherub's discussion Re-tempering in Chocovision Delta machine?
"Cherub: What are you currently doing (process), and when you say it fails, what does that mean? In theory, there should be no problem in re-tempering, assuming that you are getting a good temper in the first place."
Jul 18, 2013
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Jul 18, 2013
Cherub replied to Cherub's discussion Chocolate materials for window display
"Thank you Olivier, will try to search."
Jul 18, 2013
Olivier L replied to Cherub's discussion Chocolate materials for window display
"Hi, I am not sure it will help you a lot but for fake food products I'd look at Japanese companies as there it is extensively used. There it is called: sampuru (サンプル) ... they use the English word "sample" but turn it…"
Jul 17, 2013
Aldona Koppenhaver replied to Cherub's discussion Molds for sale in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Where would these ship from and do you have a pic of the cherry molds. I am interested in the log and coffee molds. You can contact me at amkturtlerock@yahoo.com. Thanks"
Jul 13, 2013

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