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ANNIBELLE commented on ChocoMuseo's event PERU - "Beans to bar" Chocolate Workshop
"How much is the 2 hours workshop Thanks Annibel"
May 8, 2013
ANNIBELLE might attend ChocoMuseo's event
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PERU - "Beans to bar" Chocolate Workshop at Calle Berlin 375 - Miraflores, Lima, Perú

March 27, 2013 at 11am to December 31, 2013 at 4pm
Everyday at ChocoMuseo we offer 2 hours chocolate making classes. In these workshops people learn about the history, the nature and the fabrication process of their favourite treat. At the end of the workshop, each "chocolatier" will leave with his/her own creations.See More
May 8, 2013
Thomas Forbes commented on ChocoMuseo's event DOMINICAN REP. - "Beans to bar" Chocolate Workshop
"I wondered if you have worked out a July schedule? "
Apr 15, 2013
Thomas Forbes is attending ChocoMuseo's event
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DOMINICAN REP. - "Beans to bar" Chocolate Workshop at Bávaro - Punta Cana

March 27, 2013 at 9am to December 31, 2013 at 4pm
Everyday at ChocoMuseo we offer 2 hours chocolate making classes. In these workshops people learn about the history, the nature and the fabrication process of their favourite treat. At the end of the workshop, each "chocolatier" will leave with his/her own creations.See More
Apr 15, 2013
ChocoMuseo posted photos
Mar 27, 2013
ChocoMuseo posted photos
Mar 27, 2013
ChocoMuseo updated an event
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CUSCO - "Beans to bar" Chocolate Workshop at Plaza Regocijo/Calle Garcilaso 210, Cusco, Perú

March 27, 2013 at 11am to December 31, 2013 at 6pm
Everyday at ChocoMuseo we offer 2 hours chocolate making classes. In these workshops people learn about the history, the nature and the fabrication process of their favourite treat. At the end of the workshop, each "chocolatier" will leave with his/her own creations.See More
Mar 27, 2013
ChocoMuseo updated an event
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GUATEMALA - "Beans to bar" Chocolate Workshop at Antigua, Guatemala

March 27, 2013 at 11am to December 31, 2013 at 8pm
Everyday at ChocoMuseo we offer 2 hours chocolate making classes. In these workshops people learn about the history, the nature and the fabrication process of their favourite treat. At the end of the workshop, each "chocolatier" will leave with his/her own creations.See More
Mar 27, 2013
ChocoMuseo updated an event
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PERU - "Beans to bar" Chocolate Workshop at Calle Berlin 375 - Miraflores, Lima, Perú

March 27, 2013 at 11am to December 31, 2013 at 4pm
Everyday at ChocoMuseo we offer 2 hours chocolate making classes. In these workshops people learn about the history, the nature and the fabrication process of their favourite treat. At the end of the workshop, each "chocolatier" will leave with his/her own creations.See More
Mar 27, 2013
ChocoMuseo updated an event
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DOMINICAN REP. - "Beans to bar" Chocolate Workshop at Bávaro - Punta Cana

March 27, 2013 at 9am to December 31, 2013 at 4pm
Everyday at ChocoMuseo we offer 2 hours chocolate making classes. In these workshops people learn about the history, the nature and the fabrication process of their favourite treat. At the end of the workshop, each "chocolatier" will leave with his/her own creations.See More
Mar 27, 2013
ChocoMuseo commented on ChocoMuseo's blog post ChocoMuseo soon to be open
"Hello Thomas, I am not sure they are doing it but at ChocoMuseo we package some of their cocoa powder and prepare with different flavors (cinamon, chili...)"
Nov 1, 2012
Thomas Forbes commented on ChocoMuseo's blog post ChocoMuseo soon to be open
"Is CONACADO packaging their own cocoa powder now? "
Nov 1, 2012
ChocoMuseo commented on ChocoMuseo's blog post ChocoMuseo soon to be open
"Hey Patti, you need to come to ChocoMuseo in Punta Cana to get it ;-)"
Oct 31, 2012
Patti Humbert commented on ChocoMuseo's blog post ChocoMuseo soon to be open
"Trader Joe's used to have Conacado fair trade cocoa powder & I loved it!  Have not seen it the last few times I have been there, though...."
Oct 31, 2012
ChocoMuseo commented on ChocoMuseo's blog post ChocoMuseo soon to be open
"Hello Thomas, We are already working with CONACADO and with the women's cooperatives next to El Ceibo. Saludos, Alain"
Oct 30, 2012
Thomas Forbes commented on ChocoMuseo's blog post ChocoMuseo soon to be open
"This  looks fantastic.  Do you plan on working with one of the women's cooperatives connected to Conacado? "
Oct 30, 2012

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Dark, Milk, White?
Dark
Most memorable chocolate experience:
Learning to try to make my own chocolate from cacao beans to the dark bitter chocolate bar.
My favorite chocolate is:
70% Cacao Chocolate or Milk chocolate with nuts

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ChocoMuseo soon to be open

Posted on October 27, 2012 at 6:30pm 6 Comments

Dominican Republic is the main exportator of organic cacao in the world. There is a lot of great cacao produced here but not too many people to prepare a great chocolate out of it.

If everything runs well we will be opening one of our ChocoMuseo in Bávaro, Punta Cana on the 15th of November.

For those who never visited us in one of our other ChocoMuseo in Nicaragua, Guatemala and Perú, we will be teaching people about cacao and its artisanal process to be transformed in…

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ChocoMuseo is finally opened!

Posted on March 1, 2011 at 3:10pm 0 Comments

ChocoMuseo

is the interactive Cacao and Chocolate Museum in Cusco, Peru.

In ChocoMuseo, you will be able to learn the secrets of chocolate, its production process, and the history of cacao since the Maya, 1000 years ago.

We'll also organize workshops for…

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Making chocolate from beans to bar in Cusco, Peru

Posted on February 14, 2011 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Last week, we have finally received our sample of cacao beans from the cooperative we work with (Jose Olaya - Article on our website here).

With that cacao we made the first steps of chocolate making with Sr Walter Campana in the city of Cusco in Peru.

This video will show you the first steps of our artisanal chocolate process : Toasting, Husk removing, winnowing and grinding.…

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Virtual tour of the cacao and chocolate museum in Cusco, Peru

Posted on February 6, 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

ChocoMuseo, the cacao and chocolate museum in Cusco, Peru will open soon.

To have an idea of how it will look like, please look here for taking a 3D virtual tour.

 

Next step will be to have a real virtual tour where you can read every sign and learn about cacao and chocolate.

Tomorrow, stone-grinding machines will arrive from the US and we will finally be able to taste…

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At 5:02am on January 25, 2011, Laura Marion said…
i think what you do it very good and when i travel i would love to come and see your museum !!!!
 
 
 

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