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Dom Ramsey

Bean to bar bitterness / astringency...

Posted On:  Sunday May 24 2015, 8:22 AM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @Dom Ramsey

Hey guys I'm having an issue with my last few batches of bean-to-bar, made in a small 1.5kg Premier grinder. I had an issue with one batch of beans that produced a very intense bitter/astringent…
Ruth Atkinson Kendrick

EZtemper

Posted On:  Sunday May 24 2015, 7:37 AM
Posted In: Geek Gear - Cool Tools
Last Updated By: @Kerry

I just returned from a week in D. C. at a chocolate workshop. We had the opportunity of learning from Mark Heim. What vast knowledge he has. One of the new toys we played with is the EZtemper. It is…
BartBasi

Looking to purchase three dimensional...

Posted On:  Saturday May 23 2015, 7:33 PM
Posted In: Where to Buy
Last Updated By: @BartBasi

Hi, I'm not sure how to be clear on what I'm looking for - we used to buy some chocolate from Christopher Norman; his pieces were large (3-4 bites per piece).  They were serious and beautiful and…
Mr Bean

Mold suppliers in the USA

Posted On:  Friday May 22 2015, 8:33 AM
Posted In: Where to Buy
Last Updated By: @Mr Bean

My partner is flying off to Delaware (from the UK) at the end of May and while she is on holiday she wants to hunt for some new chocolate moulds as well. it would be good if we could find some…
Mark Allan

Real Milk, Milk Chocolate

Posted On:  Thursday May 21 2015, 10:29 PM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @Powell and Jones

Does anybody have any idea how you might make a milk chocolate using real milk, maybe even just evaporated milk? We've never been overly impressed with the recipes we've found online using powdered…

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Thought the Chocolate Life people would want to know about this Ben and Jerry's contest with one prize being a trip to the Dominican Republic to visit cacao farmers! It ends May 26, 2009.

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If you look across the navigation tabs, you'll see that I have moved the search widget from the left-hand column after the Latest Activity section to its own page. I did this to speed up page...

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The chocolate enjoyed around the world today had its origins at least 3,100 years ago in Central America not as the sweet treat people now crave but as a celebratory beer-like beverage and status...

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Help...I'm new to chocolate. Have a Rev 2. Following instructions except for dark chocolate I raised the melting temp to 120 per Valrhona instructions. Wont release.What am I doing wrong. the only...

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Ualifi Tusieseina Taualii

Needed - Samoan Cocoa Farmer


I saw a blog entry a while back about a person in Samoa who had access to a supply of Samoan Cocoa beans. I started into the chocolate world in 1968 with a Hawaiian Candy Line "Hawaiian Mainland...

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A hammer and a modernly designed ruler are the protagonists of the sixteenth edition of the chocolate event, which will be one day longer than previous events.Break ranks!The military order that...

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Blommer Chocolate, North America's largest processor of cocoa beans and ingredient chocolate products, announced recently the expansion of the company's sustainable farming initiatives with a new...

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As I am writing you from INSIDE the factory ofThe Grenada Chocolate Company, one of the very first tree-to-barorganic chocolate cooperatives,I am trying not to get distracted by all the chocolate...

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PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOn February 27, 2012, at 6:00 a.m. PST, MDP Signature Chocolates launched its Kickstarter Project...

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Please inform yourself properly. Don't forget, El Ceibo brand is owned by the cooperative 100% not an individual person. Thank you, for the respect of the cocoa producers of El Ceibo - Bolivia.

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