Category Archives: Chocolate

For the love of chocolate

  I wasn’t really ever a chocolate eater or lover of chocolate I prefer savory stuff, not sweet.  My favorite food is mashed potato with lots and lots of butter. So when we started experimenting with chocolate way back when, it was not really love at first sight. For Chris is was a different matter.…
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Aye Aye Aye – No Crema

Last week was an extremely challenging one! I use a lot of cream and butter in my truffles and caramels and this needs to be imported.  Whilst we do have cream in country made by the Mennonites, this is extremely thick.  It’s great for making ice cream, but for caramels and truffles… not so much.…
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Hot Chocolate

The challenges and triumphs of making artisan bean to bar chocolate in 80 degree heat, the Maya connection and life in Belize. Chocolate …. What once was just a simple term to describe a delicious treat has now become a study in itself, complicated by a unique set of terms and language that can flummox…
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