Hi there and happy holidays everyone!
I am excited to announce the launch of my brand new website, purechocolatetruffles.com.
I've been… Continue
Added by Dawn Olson on December 23, 2008 at 6:04pm —
This rainy December day marks the end of my first year back in the chocolate production business after a few years off teaching baking & writing. Some things have changed! Many, many more artisans going bean to bar. I don't work bean to bar myself - I'm all about confections - but I've sampled some very delicious products from companies like AMANO in Utah. More chocolate shows. More health news, more "spin", more single origins and high percentages, more daring flavor combinations and… Continue
Added by Susie Norris on December 17, 2008 at 8:45pm —
To enrich this community I've been asked to bring over some of the content we've published on our chocolatier "diary"
. To give a bit more about who we are what a better place to begin than the beginning. We're having a lot of fun in the Charlotte, NC area and we hope this inspires you to either participate more locally, or try your own thing. :)
Where do we begin on this epic tale of homemade chocolate insanity. Do we start at the… Continue
Added by Andy Ciordia on December 17, 2008 at 10:27am —
I wanted to introduce our company to all of you via this little blog spot. we've been in the wholesale for 3 years now, we decided early this fall tho launch a retail cart and it is now live on our website at www.tumbadorchocolate.com .
Please fell free to give me any type of feedback, it is always appreciated,
Added by jean-francois Bonnet on December 17, 2008 at 8:24am —
Happy to have received my "sample box" from SF corporate offices of TCHO this week, I could not WAIT to do an early morning tasting. I broker our new gift collections, just released this month, and it was like an early Christmas for me -- opening the express-delivered box and pulling out all the little brown paper squares and the slick-packaged new formulations. What JOY!! OH, and the smell of chocolate from a freshly opened shipping box!! Dreamy.
But on with it..there's tasting to… Continue
Added by Madame Cocoa on December 6, 2008 at 11:27pm —
I've been looking for the actual difference in flavor in red cocoa by looking at how it's processed. I'm not sure if there is one or if it's just dark cocoa that has the red hue? Do you have any favorites that I could try out and see that it is different?
Added by Gretchen Tartakoff on December 5, 2008 at 5:27am —
hello. When a ganash is made using fresh cream for a chocolate truffel, what would be the shelf life please ?
Once the chocolate is made, how long will it last ?
Thank you in advance, Joey
Added by Georgina Joey Ledlie on December 3, 2008 at 1:29am —