Program DetailsIn this exciting 2-day program, immerse yourself in the rich history of cacao and experience how chocolate is made from the bean to the bar. Using our farmer-known, direct source, fine flavor cacao beans, learn how to roast, winnow, grind, refine and conche your chocolate in our very own Bean-to-Bar Lab Factory. We will then temper your chocolate to perfection before molding it into half pound blocks and 6 gram tasting pieces for you to take home. You’ll leave with a…See More
"You can also call ahead to organise a personalised chocolate tasting to be done at The Chocolate Garage. :) We carry quite a diverse selection of chocolates and are open by appointment. We specialize in chocolate tastings and have a "try before…"
You missed Calibressen in Carpinteria...he is a French chocolatier that moved out here...next time you drive up the coast you might want to try him. Also you can find another local chocolatier, Jessica Foster, at Lazy Acres in Santa…"
"Clay - I was told in conversation by a Hershey person that they used Cadbury crumb, mostly because Cadbury did not wish to disclose their complete manufacturing recipe/technique. But that may not be true - I cannot find any independent corroboration…"
"Clay - maybe you have an answer for this regarding Cadbury's fair trade plans for the US. (Sorry to co-op the comment thread Susie.)
If Hershey's makes their US Cadbury products with chocolate crumb from Cadbury UK, won't they…"
"I wouldn't call Kraft's chocolate experience that much at odds with Cadbury. The do own Toblerone, Terry's & Milka.
It's not like Cadbury's chocolate is that far from "cocoa food" ... in the UK and most other…"
Cybelle - Welcome to The Chocolate Life. I gre up in LA nad have visited there many times in the last couple of years but it has never struck me as a hot spot for chocolate. Where are the best places to go to buy chocolate in LA? There is a forum for that question, so if you want to let others know, that's the place to do it. -- Clay