I recently read a bit about cocoa shell infusions and I was wondering if anyone on this forum had any experience or comments about this? I've heard about local breweries and chocolate makers teaming…Continue
"Not so much polyphenols in the shell, there's a ton of fiber, and a good bit of theobromine. I know BC's process quite well. While it's better in principle than chewing up broken mercury thermometers, it was never…"
"By shell, I think you mean the husk of the cacao nib, and not the outside of the pod. My understanding is that cocoa husk concentrates a bunch of the stuff you don't want in chocolate, including lead from the environment. Apparently the husk…"
I recently read a bit about cocoa shell infusions and I was wondering if anyone on this forum had any experience or comments about this? I've heard about local breweries and chocolate makers teaming up to make beer with the cocoa shells and now I have read about drinks made from infusing the cocoa shells in milk, etc. After picking through bags of cocoa beans and finding all sorts of stuff (hair, etc.) I can't imagine wanting to drink an infusion made of the shells. Will someone enlighten me?See More
This group is for ChocolateLife members making, or who are interested in making, chocolate from the bean."Home Brew" means you haven't gone out and spent millions-you're mixing and matching (and making) what it takes to make it work.See More
I have taken both Ecole Chocolat's and SFBI chocolate courses. They are good courses, but you will not work with any tempering or enrobing machines in these courses. You also won't learn any recipe development at…"
"Hi David and Leslie,
I have really enjoyed your posts. It has been very enlightening for me as I begin my chocolate journey (not b2b for me). I would be interested in providing feedback on your chocolate. Please email me at…"
Are you looking to start a chocolate business? Want to talk to others who've been there or done that - or have you been there and done it and want to share with others? This is the place to discuss it.See More