Tag Archive: cacao

Jul 10

How Chocolate Is Made – The Guittard Way

Below are excerpts from Guittard on how they go about their chocolate making process: Growing High Quality Cacao High quality chocolate starts in shaded, jungle-like forests of cacao trees, so Guittard works closely with cacao growers to develop desired chocolate flavors in the beans. Growers carefully manage the health and development of the delicate trees, …

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Apr 12

Plantations Chocolate – History and Details

Q: Is Vintage Plantations Chocolates a “Bean to Bar” chocolate? A: Vintage Plantations Chocolates’ philosophy is to work with farmers who have decided to be certified from the Rainforest Alliance and take them by the hand and add value to their crops so they can make a better living. Hence, they can manage to live …

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Feb 26

Scharffen Berger Cacao Nib Rub on Tri Tip Roast

Added this to grilled items and this run will bring out a slightly nutty, earthy flavor with slight chocolate overtones. Use on tri tips or skirt steak or flank steak. The rub can stay on the meat overnight, or can be patted on a few hours before grilling. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons SCHARFFEN BERGER Cacao Nibs …

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