Added by Ggirl Bldr on August 30, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
“You never know when a small decision will have a profound impact on your life.” – Clay Gordon, the world’s first international chocolate critic
Read more on today's blog post, part one of a two-part series with The Chocolate Life's own Clay Gordon!
Added by Landen Zernickow on August 28, 2014 at 9:46pm — No Comments
Chocolate and cherry is always a delicious combination, and this recipe is no exception. These 'cup-pakens' have mini cherry pies hidden inside of moist chocolate cupcakes. Best of all, they are topped with a rich, real-cream chocolate ganache. Try it! I guarantee you will impress all…Continue
Added by Lisabeth Flanagan on August 28, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
A new post is up about our new melanger and our biggest batch yet! Check it out at the address below:
Added by Landen Zernickow on August 25, 2014 at 9:57pm — No Comments
Hi chocolate-making community,
A new post is up on the blog about winnowing. Help me figure out a smart solution for winnowing at home that doesn't break the bank or require expert engineering skills!
Looking forward to your advice!
Added by Landen Zernickow on August 24, 2014 at 1:31am — No Comments
I do a lot of experimenting with Flourless Chocolate Cake, and lately I have worked on recipes for white and milk chocolate (instead of the same ol' dark chocolate cake). Here is result of my white chocolate experiments with fresh Ontario peaches: http://ultimatelychocolatecakes.blogspot.ca/2014/08/flourless-white-chocolate-cake-with.html I'd love to see your flourless chocolate cake…Continue
Added by Lisabeth Flanagan on August 21, 2014 at 8:22am — No Comments
I have tried all the commercial brands and some craft brands....but what are your favourite craft, bean-to-bar 85% dark chocolate bars? Please tell me in the comments section on my blog page: http://www.ultimatechocolateblog.blogspot.ca/2014/08/whats-your-favourite-85-chocolate-bar.html
Added by Lisabeth Flanagan on August 21, 2014 at 8:17am — No Comments
Dark chocolate is probably one food that is not only sinfully delicious but nutritious at the same time. Dark chocolate is loaded with antioxidants and contains a good amount of soluble fiber and essential minerals. A 100 gram bar of dark chocolate contains 70-85% of cocoa extract. If you further breakdown the contents, you get fiber, iron, magnesium, copper and manganese, potassium, phosphorus, zinc and selenium. Of course, we can’t afford to forget that it also contains a considerable…Continue
Added by Freddy Falck on August 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Reading some papers about cacao propagation I stumbled upon a granted patent on embryogenesis procedure on theobroma cacao tree. What I found alarming is that as long as a decade there're methods to introduce external traits to the embryo. Oficially creating a GMO cacao tree.
Here's some extract from the document :
"A “foreign gene” is intended to mean any gene or polynucleotide not naturally found in cacao. In addition, this technology enables the…
Added by José Crespo on August 17, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Dear chocolate makers and chocolate lovers,
I wanted to share my blog, where I'm writing about my chocolate-making endeavors and experiences. Please feel free to comment. If you'd like me to highlight your business or your ideas, shoot me a private message and I'll reach out to do an informational interview.
Thanks for being such a great community!
Added by Landen Zernickow on August 13, 2014 at 2:28pm — No Comments