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Before You Buy the Chocolate Making Supplies…

Chocolate Maker or Chocolatier? We often get asked, “What are the best chocolate making supplies?”  But there is another question that begs to be asked prior to selecting equipment.  That question is, “Are you creating chocolate from cocoa beans or making chocolate confections from chocolate produced by a chocolate maker?”   Chocolate makers pursue the craft […]

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Making Chocolate at Home

Chocolate Maker or Chocolatier?   A couple of weeks ago, we provided some rather detailed information about making chocolate at home.  As you recall, making chocolate is the process of roasting and grinding cocoa beans to create solid chocolate bars.  That differs from the pursuit of making delicious chocolate confections–a process using finished chocolate to […]

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How about Making your Own Chocolate Advent Calendar?

Chocolate Advent Calendar Part Deux A couple of days ago we posted some quick ideas to grab chocolate Advent calendars for the upcoming holiday.  Today, we thought for those of you that are a bit more industrious, we would throw out a few Advent calendar ideas that allow you to make your own chocolate novelties and […]

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Tell Me About Wholesale Chocolate

Great Sources for Wholesale Chocolate On question we often hear is, “where can I buy great chocolate at wholesale prices?”  For professional chefs and chocolatiers, the search is much easier as they can purchase bulk chocolate at wholesale prices through regional distributors or directly from the individual chocolate manufacturers. But the good news is that […]

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Is Personalized Chocolate the Wave of the Future?

Create Anything out of Chocolate   Researchers at Exeter University’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Science have figured out how to print three-dimensional chocolate. Why chocolate?  Dr. Liang Hao and Professor Richard Everson said they chose to work with sweet treat because it is readily available, low-cost and non-hazardous.  It also has fewer consequences when […]

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