Category: Chocolate Making

Taste is a matter of blend: Cocoa butter, the secret behind tasty chocolates

The world’s best chocolates are produced with cocoa butter. Right from the ancient times, cocoa bean has been the major ingredient in chocolates. It is the skill of the chocolatier to unveil the treasures behind the cacao shell and create fine chocolate. Origin of chocolate: In 1615, after the marriage of the French Emperor Louis […]

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Posted in Chocolate Making, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Oct 4th, 2010, 9:17 am by jjones     

Chocolate without cocoa butter: The changing scenario

Chocolate is the all time favorite dish for people of all ages. Can anyone imagine fish living out of water? Just the same is chocolate without cocoa butter. If chocolate is magic to your palate, then part of that magic is yielded by cocoa butter. So, what is indeed the most magical thing about chocolates? […]

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Posted in Chocolate Making, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Oct 4th, 2010, 7:07 am by jjones     

Cocoa butter for cooking: Make Black Forest cake with cocoa butter

Cocoa butter is a natural fat which is extracted from cocoa beans. It is one of the most essential ingredients in making cakes and chocolates. It has a milk chocolaty aroma and flavor and hence is a great plus to delicacies and desserts. Cocoa butter is solid at room temperature and melts at body temperature. […]

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Posted in Chocolate Making, Cooking, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Sep 29th, 2010, 9:09 am by jjones     

Yummy, yummy cocoa: Edible Cocoa Butter used in foods

Cocoa butter is not just a medication that can cure your skin scars or allergies, it is also an edible food. In fact, a yummy, tasty and delicious edible food. Cocoa oil is vegetable fat extracted from cocoa beans and is often used in food items like chocolate and in personal care products.  Apart from […]

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Posted in Chocolate Making, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Sep 26th, 2010, 2:28 pm by jjones