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Ruby Chocolate: The 4th Type Of Chocolate?
On September 5th at a private event in Shanghai, the Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut presented what was gloriously appointed as ‘the 4th type of chocolate’. Chocolate experts from all over the world flew to China to assist to the revolution. It sounded like a big deal: after 80 years from the invention of white chocolate, the R&D department of the company managed to develop another kind of chocolate. Next to dark, milk and white, there is now a pink chocolate called Ruby.
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Categories: Truffles, Chocolate, Artisan Chocolate | Tags: Ruby chocolate , truffles , artisan chocolate
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What Makes ‘Real’ Chocolate Better

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What Makes ‘Real’ Chocolate Better
There is a good reason why you find most chocolate bars in the ‘Candy’ aisle in most store. That is because they are not actually ‘real’ chocolate. A package labelled as a 65 percent bar of chocolate may contain some actual cacao and taste like chocolate, but that is where the similarities between ‘real chocolate’ and ‘fast chocolate’ end.
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Categories: History of Chocolate , Truffles, Chocolate, Artisan Chocolate, Chocolate and Health | Tags: chocolate , artisan chocolate , real chocolate
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The History of Truffles, Part II

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The History of Truffles, Part II
Everyone loves a good chocolate truffle, but few people know how and why they taste as good as they do. The word truffle itself has several meanings in the world of confections. Like the word praline, you have to clarify what is being discussed. That’s because in different countries words mean different things. The original chocolate truffle, a French invention, was a ball of ganache made with chocolate and cream, often flavored and rolled in cocoa. It was named after the precious black truffl...
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Categories: Truffles | Tags: truffles , chocolate , handmade , artisan , st paul , twin cities
Recipes With Legacy's Sipping Chocolate
Our sipping chocolate is considered Liquid Gold, that sought-after elixir that originally was to be savored only by the aristocratic of society. So, snuggle up and savor this royal drink that has become available for everyone and everyday. Simply heat and enjoy.
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Categories: Recipes | Tags: sipping chocolate , hot chocolate , recipes , minnesota , artisan
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Chocolate Comes to America

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Chocolate Comes to America
Chocolate made its way back across the Atlantic Ocean with British settlers to the colonies, with the first chocolate factory established in pre-revolutionary New England in 1765.
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Categories: History of Chocolate | Tags: chocolate , history , chocolatier , artisan

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