The Best Way to Melt Chocolate

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Until recently,  melting chocolate was done in a “bain-marie” – a French term for a double boiler…where you use a bowl or smaller pan which is placed inside a larger pan which has a couple inches of water in it. You  bring the water to a simmer and let the … Read More

Don’t Call It Pink Chocolate

By Isis Almeida and Corinne Gretler September 5, 2017, 7:07 AM EDT, 11:55 AM EDT A breakthrough by a Swiss chocolate maker expands the industry’s hues beyond just dark, milk and white. Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s largest cocoa processor, has come up with the first new natural color for chocolate since … Read More

Jack Fruit = Cocoa?

This Little-Known Waste Product could Provide a Chocolate Replacement By Dan Nosowitz March 2 2017 People’s love for chocolate remains strong—the global market has increased by 13 percent from 2010 to 2015—but supply fluctuates. Currently, with strong production in West Africa and Latin America, prices are at their lowest point … Read More

Chocolate & Wine Tasting

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This special program is scheduled for: Thursday November 12th from 6:30 – 8:00. It will start with the story of chocolate – where it comes from and how it is made. Then after a brief introduction to wine-tasting techniques,  we will taste up to 5 wines which have been specially selected to pair well with the … Read More

The dark side!

If you REALLY REALLY love dark chocolate – this program is for you!! We start with the “Chocolate Story” (where does chocolate come from and how is it made.)  then we taste about 8 dark chocolates –  ranging in cacao content from 40% – 90%! Featured chocolates are from many origins in South … Read More

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