Hi guys, My name's Jacob and I'm from a town called Pontypridd, in Wales UK. I'm a chef by trade but have always had a passion for chocolate and confectionery like hard candies and jellies. I've…Continue
"Being a chef you prob have the nous to get along well with chocolate. No its not impossible to start up a self taught choc business. Some instruction is handy. Online resources and books can teach most theory but you will need time to experiment and…"
"As Scott said:
practice practice practice! save the money and time of "ecole chocolat" you better buy 1 professional book at time and learn!
If you can buy one of those melanger from cocoatown and a bag of beans, try to understand…"
"If you are on a tight budget, start with making chocolates as a hobby. Develop your skills with chocolate and sample them out to friends and family. When you start to get several dozens of replies like "You should sell these" and getting…"
Hi guys, My name's Jacob and I'm from a town called Pontypridd, in Wales UK. I'm a chef by trade but have always had a passion for chocolate and confectionery like hard candies and jellies. I've decided that, after helping my wife setup a business making chutneys and preserves, I want to set up my own venture making chocolates and confectionery. So I've bought a book called "Chocolates and Confections" By Peter Greweling to try and teach myself to make chocolates as I'm on a tight budget.My…See More
My most memorable chocolate experience was going to my local sweet shop that was situated inside a terraced house. The space behind the counter was filled floor to ceiling with all sorts of chocolates and confectionery
My favorite chocolate is:
Cadbury's Fruit & Nut Bar
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