Chocopedia

Types Of Chocolate

Chocolate is found in many different forms, ranging from solid to pre-melted, from extra dark to white, from unsweetened to sweet and milky. All chocolates,…

The difference between Couverture Chocolate…

Couverture chocolate are made from chocolate liquor which is blended with extra cocoa butter, sugar and flavourings. This chocolate must be tempered.

How To Taste Chocolates

All chocolate starts with cocoa beans – the type of chocolate varies depending on how the beans are roasted and processed.
When cooking with…

Tips for Storing Chocolate

All chocolate should be kept in its original wrapper if possible, or wrapped in foil and then plastic. Store in a cool, dry place at about 18°C or…

How To Melt Chocolate

* Double Boiler Method
o This is probably the most traditional method of melting chocolate. If you do not have a double boiler, place a small heatproof…

Tempering Chocolate

Tempering is the process of gently heating and cooling chocolate to stabilize the emulsification of cocoa solids and butterfat. This technique is generally…

Why Chocolate is Better Than Sex

* Having chocolate doesn´t keep your neighbours awake.
* You are never too young or too old for chocolate.
* Good chocolate is not…