Types of Artisan Chocolates


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While all of us love chocolates, very few of us are aware of the quality of chocolates. The good news is you don’t have to be a chocolate connoisseur to know about chocolates.


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Types of Artisan Chocolates:

Types of Artisan Chocolates While all of us love chocolates, very few of us are aware of the quality of chocolates. The good news is you don’t have to be a chocolate connoisseur to know about chocolates. Broadly, chocolates can be classified into two categories- • Couverture chocolates – Chocolates made with pure cocoa butter and chocolate liquor. • Compound chocolates- Chocolates made with cocoa powder, vegetable oil, sweeteners, nuts, and artificial flavoring.


Types of couverture chocolates: Couverture chocolates are made by master chocolatiers. Darker in color with cocoa content > 70 % • Artisan chocolate bark • Gourmet chocolate truffle • Pralines


Types of compound chocolate: Compound chocolate is commercial quality chocolate. It is mixed with other ingredients resulting in the dilution of the chocolate. • Milk chocolate • Bonbons • Chocolate coated nuts


A guide to tasting chocolate To understand the quality and ingredients of chocolate, you need to taste it and decide for yourself • Start with a clean palate • Use palate cleansers like crackers, apples and sparkling water between chocolate tastings • Inhale the aroma of the chocolate and take a hint on the tone of the chocolate • Break the chocolate. The Snap sound signifies well-tempered chocolate. • Place the piece of chocolate on your tongue and allow it to melt. • As the chocolate melts, focus on the flavors- beginning, middle and end • Do not chew on the chocolate


Decide on the parameters • Taste- Bitter, Sweet • Texture- smooth, creamy, dry, grainy • Aroma- Intense, mild, subtle • Flavor- Cocoa, vanilla, mint, citrusy


Chocolate is available in various forms: • Chocolate bar • Cocoa powder • Chocolate liquor • Cacao Nibs


Chocolate cake recipes Make your kids birthday cake special with these recipes: • Belgian chocolate truffle • Dark chocolate ganache & orange • Chocolate & salted caramel • Chocolate cheesecake.


Simple homemade recipes made with chocolate • Homemade chocolate bark To make this chocolate bark, start by melting >70% cocoa dark chocolate bar, 1 scoop of cocoa butter, on a large glass pot. Scrape a vanilla bean and add the seeds, add a pinch of pink salt and 2 tsp of coconut sugar. Mix with a spatula as the chocolate begins to melt. You can also add some orange zest, goji berries or dried cranberries. Pour the chocolate in a silicone chocolate mold and refrigerate overnight. Keep it chilled.


Chocolate granola bar Start with heating some coconut oil in a pan. Add 2 cups of oats, 1 tablespoon of flax powder, 2 tablespoon cranberries, 1 tablespoon dried apricots, 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds, 1 tsp sunflower seeds, 2 tablespoons of dark chocolate chips, 1 tablespoon of cacao nibs and drizzle over some organic maple syrup. Stir for 7-10 minutes. Put it on a baking tray and bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cut it into rectangular pieces and store in an airtight container.

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