"The finest food and pants blog on the web."
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Roasting (low and slow)
Winnowing (cracking the bean) - reveals the nib, a pure cocoa bean
nib ground into cocoa mass (aka cocoa liquor)
further worked into cocoa solids (powder) and cocoa butter (fat)
Conching - further refinement of rolling, kneading, heating, and aeration
Tempering and molding