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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gustaf Mar 27, 2013. 5 Replies

Selmi temperers...

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Gustaf replied to Gustaf's discussion Ganache???
"Thanks Gordon!! do you konw of any food historians that can solve the ganache question?"
Mar 27, 2013
Clay Gordon replied to Gustaf's discussion Ganache???
"Gustaf: On this last question: it depends on the recipe. What is the percentage of cocoa? Also, if cocoa butter is added you need to know the extraction ratio of non-fat cocoa solids to fat in order to know how many beans were used to generate a…"
Mar 27, 2013
Gustaf replied to Gustaf's discussion Ganache???
"BTW...How many cocoa beans does it take to make 1 kilo of dark chocolate?"
Mar 26, 2013
Gustaf replied to Gustaf's discussion Ganache???
"Daniela...yeah I heard that story too but I need true facts!! I saw that the word came from the French language, where it means literally, jowl, from Italian ganascia, modification of Greek gnathos jaw  — more at -gnathous First…"
Mar 26, 2013
Daniela Vasquez replied to Gustaf's discussion Ganache???
"It's a french word. It's supposed to mean "fool", there's was a helper in a pastry shop who spilled hot cream over chocolate by mistake and the chef called him "ganache" but the cream was a complete success. they…"
Mar 26, 2013
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Hi,I have question in regards to the word ganache...where does it come from (origin) and what does it mean? Help!!! G See More
Mar 26, 2013
Gustaf replied to Askinosie Chocolate's discussion FOR SALE - 8/24/11 - 275 KILO CONCHE, CARLE & MONTANARI in the group Classifieds - For Sale or Wanted
"Shawn...I hope that you are well...   Can you please help me out on my questions..   G"
Aug 28, 2011
Gustaf posted a discussion

Selmi temperers...

Looking to buy a used selmi tempering machine with an enrobed attachment And conveyor belt....any one has an idea where to look or does any one know anyone selling a used machine.ThanksGustafSee More
Aug 26, 2010

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Most memorable chocolate experience:
when I made my first truffle
My favorite chocolate is:
gucio chocolaiteri

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