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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Nibs' (3)

New Crops Criollo Cacao in Ecuador, Farms Rehabilitated

It is expected a good crop of Criollo Cacao Arriba has been working with rehabilitation of farms mediating recovery from pruning and native varieties of trees that have more than 100 years, I think that has been working well in the process of post-harvest and grain quality , we are entering actulamente change processes in the system of marketing, we are in search of buyers who value the traceability and quality, and organoleptic parameters of our cocoa, we have implemented process of Liquor,… Continue

Added by Hector Velásquez on November 1, 2011 at 4:57am — No Comments

Nibs?

Well, I kinda know what nibs are (what they grind up and mix with sugar, or milk, or whatever to make what we commonly know as chocolate, right?). But I don't really get the concept of eating them.

So, I bought a chocolate bar (dark, of course) with nibs on it at Naked Chocolate Cafe here in Philly. I expected it to have an intense chocolate flavor, like how coffee beans have a strong coffee flavor. But I was surprised to find that they had…

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Added by Dee on April 13, 2010 at 9:47pm — 3 Comments

Sipping Chocolate Review

Crossing Max Brenner's off my list, I went back to what I knew... Naked Chocolate Cafe. Right away I noticed a difference in quality. I've never seen chocolate shine this much. And despite it being dark chocolate, there was no grit at all. I had a tiny cup of sipping chocolate. That's basically melted chocolate with a spoon. I was quite pleased, though it was hard for me to tase anything specific. I think that's because it was crowded, and noisy. Or maybe my palette wasn't…

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Added by Dee on March 14, 2010 at 9:26pm — 2 Comments

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