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Best Chocolate Book | Best Chocolate Authors

Started this discussion. Last reply by chocoasis Jan 11, 2010. 11 Replies

I am looking for a good book or two. Would like a book or two that will teach me about chocolate in the most riveting manner. Educational and focus on artesian chocolates and current trends. Rich in…Continue

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Best Female Chocolatier?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sonya Feb 2, 2010. 38 Replies

Who do you think is the best female chocolatier you've met. Most seem to be men and I am curious who you would count amoung the top ten females out there!As I understand it, a chocolatier is someone…Continue

 

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Sonya replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"For me, one of my favorites, and she has quite an inspirational story, is Katrina Markoff, founder of Vosges. She was featured on girl crush. http://girlcrushoftheday.blogspot.com/2010/02/katrina-markoff.html"
Feb 2, 2010
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Jan 25, 2010
Nancy Nadel replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"Forgot to point out the truffles in my picture are pierced with Jamaican almonds which are a little different from what we are used to in the states. I think they are also called Indian almonds."
Jan 22, 2010
Nancy Nadel replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"I'm a comparative newcomer and have been working so much, haven't communicated much with other chocolate makers until recently. I make chocolate from Jamaican beans exclusively and started the business to feature Jamaican chocolate to get…"
Jan 22, 2010
Robert Shea replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"I've keep meaning and then forgetting to try Jin... I hear almost exclusively good stuff."
Jan 12, 2010
Robert Shea replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"*sigh* I'm thrilled you were able to complete your agenda without having to worry about the actual content of my comments."
Jan 12, 2010
Molly Drexelius replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"I will add NY female chocolatier Justine Pringle of Nunu Chocolates to the list, which you can order online at Drexelius Chocolates. A great SoCal female chocolatier is Kristy Choo of Jin Patisserie , which is in Venice."
Jan 12, 2010
xinhong liu replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"Thanks for your reply Vanessa! I don't have a shop in UK yet. I'm creating a website right now and it might be the starting point to sell my chocolates initially and I hope I can have a little shop soon. A fantastic website! I must say.…"
Jan 11, 2010
Vanessa Barg replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"yes! thanks so much for your interest! it's http://www.gnosischocolate.com :) we dont have any stores in the uk quite yet, but we do ship direct. let me know if you have any questions whatsoever! vanessa@gnosischocolate.com"
Jan 11, 2010
xinhong liu replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"Hi, Is there a dedicate website for your good raw chocolates. Sorry I'm from UK I have not heard anyone who makes raw chocolates. Regards, Xinhong"
Jan 11, 2010
Vanessa Barg replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
":) thank you so much *blushes* :)"
Jan 11, 2010
chocoasis replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"Vanessa Barg of Gnosis chocolates makes really good raw chocolates."
Jan 11, 2010
chocoasis replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Chocolate Book | Best Chocolate Authors
"Chocolates and Confections is also one of my go-to reference books. Wonderful guide and easy to follow. Another one is Pierre Herme's Chocolate Desserts."
Jan 11, 2010
DovelyDeana replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Chocolate Book | Best Chocolate Authors
"I was going to suggest the Chocolates and Confections book as well. It is very well written, the pictures are wonderful and the recipes are easy to follow."
Jan 10, 2010
Scott replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Female Chocolatier?
"Robert, I'm sure your comments aren't intended as condescendingly sexist stereotypes, but they could possibly be construed that way. It might open your eyes to place an order with Chocolate Life forum participant Sarah Hart's Alma…"
Jan 6, 2010
Shelley Fields replied to Richard Spangenberg's discussion Best Chocolate Book | Best Chocolate Authors
"I am particularly fond of Mort Rosenblum's Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light. I have read a lot of chocolate books, candy books, cookbooks, old and new, and this one was my favorite. Not heavy in photos, but it gives a wide range…"
Jan 6, 2010

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