[Homeroast] Chocolate anyone?

Spifi 42 spifi42 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 09:39:19 CDT 2010


Should the link be to www.ChocolateAlchemy.com ?

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 7:58 AM, Alchemist John
<john at chocolatealchemy.com>wrote:

> Better yet - www.ChocolateAlchmey.com  by yours truly if you want to go
> from the beans - I think the wiki is cribbed from me anyway.
>
>
> At 04:48 AM 4/15/2010, you wrote:
>
>> I think they are talking about roasting cacao beans and then going through
>> the whole process of extracting the chocolate liquor and cacao butter, etc.
>> from the roasted bean, conching that and so on until you have chocolate
>> ready to put into a recipe or make into a bar for straight eating.  For an
>> overview - http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Chocolate.
>>
>> The oban wafer is already fully processed, just sitting there in a
>> convenient little form ready for bakers to use.  Really just a larger and
>> flatter chocolate chip.  Can't roast it - well, can't and get good results.
>>
>> I think what you need are baking recipes, not roasting information.
>>
>> Sam
>>
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