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Trula R

Truffles Cracking!

Posted On:  Monday March 2 2015, 9:29 PM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @Suzanne Litteral

So I've read just about every internet site that I can, and I've tried just about everything, but my truffles just keep cracking. My method: My ganache is 12 oz. of chocolate to 1 cup of cream, and…
Marinko Biskic

india grinder 40l= 1500 USD ??

Posted On:  Monday March 2 2015, 7:12 PM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @mariano garcia

Does anyone know if there's a company or a web hoax from fake company. They sent me a quote for the grinder 40lit price $ 1,500. KUMAARINDUSTRIES.CO.IN…
Pantoufle

Choosing a Couverture

Posted On:  Monday March 2 2015, 11:29 AM
Posted In: Tasting Notes
Last Updated By: @Daniel Martin

Hi All, I am considering starting a chocolate business and am in the process of trying to decide on the couvertures I would like to use for my product lines.  I'm wondering if others can share…
Daniel Herskovic

How do I get nutritional infomtion for...

Posted On:  Sunday March 1 2015, 6:38 PM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @Sebastian

Hi there, A grocery store is interested in carrying our chocolate bars. They require nutrional labels for our bars. How do I develop that? Is there a service that develops that? Thanks very much!…
Alek Dabo

Where is the tempering error(s)?

Posted On:  Sunday March 1 2015, 6:38 PM
Posted In: Tech Help, Tips, Tricks, & Techniques
Last Updated By: @Alek Dabo

Hello, I have been tempering for while. Beans from Grenada worked perfect. But recently I'm having problems. I use a 20Kg tempering machine with rectangular tank and revolving disk to mix. I then…

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Clay Gordon

New Features, Tips, And Notices


March 1 - You can now import pictures from Flickr. Click on the Flickr button in your Profile's menu. Please only import photos from your own Flickr account. Classifieds is now officially open at...

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Since Marou started making waves among chocolate lovers worldwide, there are telltale signs that Vietnamese cacao is becoming the trendy thing to do in bean-to-bar chocolate. Here is my list of...

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Davis Chocolate™ offers private label, premium chocolate—crafted with the purest ingredients, custom flavors and molds, and exceptional customer service.   As wellness continues to be a healthy...

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Landen Zernickow

Roast Test & Taste Test


I know you all must be biting your nails, waiting for the taste results of our roast test last week. Well, I won’t make you wait any longer! First a quick note on the process… We made 4 batches of...

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Landen Zernickow

Behmor Roast Tests


We’ve been enjoying all the chocolate we made in the past few months and are now jumping back on the horse to try out new beans, recipes, and tools! Our current experiment is working with our...

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Landen Zernickow

Cocoa Bean Quality


How do we know the quality of cocoa beans when they show up in one of those giant burlap bags? How can we tell they'll be tasty once we've put them through the intensive processes that result in a...

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Clay Gordon

The Great Forastero vs Criollo Debate


Originally published Nov 4, 2008 — There is an unquestioned assumption many chocophiles make: because Criollo beans make better (and more expensive) chocolate, doesn't it make the most sense to...

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Landen Zernickow

Root Chocolate - Marketing or Education


Occasionally, while I sit at a Vietnameserestaurant, cautiously eating my standard Pho, I cant help giggle to myself as Richard sweats and guzzles water to counteract the powerful sensations coming...

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Landen Zernickow

Chocolate Business Models


How do we transform our experience with chocolate from a hobby to a business without losing the fun, collaborative, part-time nature of it all? Honestly, this is a very difficult question and we...

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Living In California


My blog about the trials of living in California, and melted chocolate  

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