Making Chocolate 101
An concise overview of how to make “bean to bar” chocolate.
A wet grinder
This is also known as a chocolate refiner or melanger. This is the magic tool you need to turn your cocoa beans into chocolate, without having to slave over a mortar and pestle for 300 hours.
Here is a list of some wet grinder manufacturers:
Premier refiners (USA)
cocoa town (USA)
A coffee roaster or trays for roasting
A winnower or hair dryer
A fine mesh strainer
resealable containers or bags
Bean to bar world map
here is a list
learn about genetics and botany here
you’ll see names like trinitario, criollo. some are varities, and most are cultivars or clones
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