Last week, we have finally received our sample of cacao beans from the cooperative we work with (Jose Olaya - Article on our website here).
With that cacao we made the first steps of chocolate making with Sr Walter Campana in the city of Cusco in Peru.
This video will show you the first steps of our artisanal chocolate process : Toasting, Husk removing, winnowing and grinding.…Continue
Added by ChocoMuseo on February 14, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
ChocoMuseo, the cacao and chocolate museum in Cusco, Peru will open soon.
To have an idea of how it will look like, please look here for taking a 3D virtual tour.
Next step will be to have a real virtual tour where you can read every sign and learn about cacao and chocolate.
Tomorrow, stone-grinding machines will arrive from the US and we will finally be able to taste…Continue
Added by ChocoMuseo on February 6, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments