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Valrhona: The “Rolls Royce” of Chocolate! Pastry chefs and chocolate fanatics alike will agree that Valrhona is the “Rolls Royce of chocolate.” Made with impeccably sourced ingredients and time-honored methods of production, Valrhona represents the best in its class. The name comes from the valley along the Rhone River in France where it the factory… Continue reading Valrhona – the Rolls Royce of Chocolate
Available now! A breakthrough by a Swiss chocolate maker expands the industry’s hues beyond just dark, milk and white. By Isis Almeida and Corinne Gretler September 5, 2017, 7:07 AM EDT, 11:55 AM EDT Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s largest cocoa processor, has come up with the first new natural color for chocolate since Nestle SA started… Continue reading Don’t Call It Pink Chocolate
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This new chocolate for chefs and confectioners has a great story! The cocoa beans and all the other ingredients are from Latin America and the manufacturing is done in Ecuador…one of the only chocolates which is made at the source! This company has received technical assistance from the Valrhona Chocolate Company so the quality has… Continue reading Republica del Cacao
HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPE This simple but decadent recipe uses a combination of cocoa powder and dark chocolate to create a rich chocolate flavor. INGREDIENTS Serves 6 4 cups whole milk 1 cup GUANAJA 70% dark chocolate 1 TBSP VALRHONA COCOA POWDER INSTRUCTIONS Bring the milk to a boil. Pour the hot liquid slowly onto the… Continue reading EUROPEAN DRINKING CHOCOLATE (aka HOT CHOCOLATE)
In 1875, after eight years of experimentation and refinement, Daniel Peter of Vevey, Switzerland gave the world its first taste of milk chocolate. The challenge – to create a chocolate of fine velvety smoothness that wouldn’t spoil – was overcome when Peter perfected the method for dehydrating milk and combining it with chocolate. This proprietary… Continue reading Peter’s Broc Milk Chocolate 10 lb block
The first human trials favor dark chocolate consumption for more than just stress. This isn’t the first time we’re hearing that eating dark chocolate has some healthy perks, but this is the first time the effects of dark chocolate have been tested on people—and we like what researchers discovered. Recent studies show that dark chocolate… Continue reading People Who Eat More Chocolate Are Less Stressed, According to Science
Callebaut Chocolate which is manufactured in Belgium, is one of the most popular chocolates for professional and home chefs all over the world. It has become the standard against which all other cooking chocolates are judged. Each recipe is unique and is the result of Callebaut’s exclusive guarantee of constant quality and taste. These couvertures are available in… Continue reading Callebaut Chocolate
Like carbon, the treat can take on many crystalline forms, so a master chocolatier must know how to temper it in just the right way By Brian Handwerk smithsonian.com February 13, 2015 Working with chocolate is often called an art, and top chocolatiers can boast of many masterpieces. But the complex physics of chocolate—a substance… Continue reading What Physics Tells Us About Making the Perfect Chocolate
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 in eight years. That said! As… Continue reading Jack Fruit = Cocoa?