The Holidays

Hi Everyone.  Just a few quick notes. First off, if you are still looking for that last minute gift item, I have Gift Certificates available. Next,  and hold on to your socks (stockings?), I have a line of Cacao Fruit.  As in fresh Cacao pods. I am looking at bringing some in.  Noting that they […]

Ask the Alchemist #58

Hi, I am using chocolate chips for tempering, since it is kind of thick for coating I wonder if I can add cocoa butter to help liquify it? I’m not 100% sure what you mean, but I think I get the basic idea. It sounds like you are using chocolate chips to coat something with […]

Ask the Alchemist #57

I notice that you have always advocated a minimum 35% of cocoa butter… yeah, I know about the basic 50% pre-existent in the cacau! However, my 62% is an easy pour, – enjoy this – easier than the 60% that I’ve tried. Would I be right in thinking that the bean I’m using, a 3-day […]



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