"Omar - does the grinding apparatus of your machine - is it a conical shaped piece that has the texture of rough sandpaper at the center of your unit with a cap that sits over it, or does the center of the unit have a pair of 'blades' that…"
"It's important to have the right tool for the right job. Each tool has it's limitations, and once you ID the right tool, it's just as important to understand how to use the tool. For the vast majority of folks on this…"
"Remember there are caveats with any tool. Caliper type micrometers with spinner adjustments:
1) only measure the largest piece in the sample, and the sample presented to the tool is very, very small
2) can actually crush the largest piece by…"
"They can be used to grind nibs into liquor quite effectively. I've not tried grinding sugar/milk with the nibs, but it's technically feasible. Heat build up is going to be your enemy, so you'll need to find a way to take…"
"chocolate is a suspension of mostly solids in a bit of fat, the more fat you add, the more disperse your solids are, and the less likely that they'll be 'stacked' or agglomerated together on your measuring device. strictly…"
"We are going to buy cacao liquor, cacao butter, milk and sugar, and we are going to have a machine, intended to be used before the refining process as blender (mixer) and after for the conching process.
I´m afraid to but I think it´s a…"