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May 2014 Blog Posts (6)

ChocoVivo - stone ground, bean to bar chocolate in Los Angeles, CA

ChocoVivo, just ten minutes east of Venice, is the first bean to bar chocolate manufacturer I’ve found in LA.

For the full story (including taste-testing!) come on over to The Chocolate Tourist blog.…

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Added by The Chocolate Tourist on May 16, 2014 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Allergic... to Cocolate??

Maybe not! Listing common ingredients in "chocolate" that could be inducing symptoms. Do you or a friend suffer from the following? 

It's all at The Chocolate Tourist blog.…

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Added by The Chocolate Tourist on May 9, 2014 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Potomac Chocolate in Woodbridge, Virginia

Potomac is the first chocolate maker I ever interviewed. My friend Valerie and I met Ben Rasmussen and got to watch him make chocolate. From scratch.

A one-man bean to bar maker with a childlike joy in the process of making good chocolate!

Read the rest right here!…

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Added by The Chocolate Tourist on May 7, 2014 at 11:20pm — No Comments

Theobromine & Caffeine in Cacao

As I have since 2007 I am once again researching theobromine and caffeine in cacao.

Starting with this study:

"HPLC Determination of Methylxanthines and Polyphenols Levels In Cocoa and Chocolate Product"

http://www.ukm.my/mjas/v7_n2/14Nazaruddin.pdf

I am going to add to this as I go along and learn more so I will warn you in advance that it will be rambling and not very well organized.  Someday I hope to…

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Added by ChocoFiles on May 3, 2014 at 10:57am — 1 Comment

Fabros Farm not just a cacao farm but a cacao forest

Cacao is endemic in the locality of Maria Aurora. In the neighborhood of Brgy. Diaat alone, cacao trees are grown in backyards. I was even shown of one resilient and abundantly fruiting cacao that is precariously thriving on a rocky ground on one end of the bridge just on top of its abutment. The tree appears like dangling on a…

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Added by Pinoy Chocophile on May 2, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Chocolate solid

I tried many times make chocolate ,it will not come solid stage.it's coming liquid.whenever i kept outsite of freezer will come liquid stage.How to make solid stage.Please advice to me.

Added by syed on May 1, 2014 at 3:09am — 6 Comments

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