January 04, 2007

“Life engenders life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.”—Sarah Bernhardt

Chocolate Morsel of the Day

If your chocolate is a bit bitter by the end of refining, it may be a sign you over roasted it slightly. Astrigency sometimes indicates under roasting. Both of these assume a cocoa bean with a good track history of good chocolate. There is little chance of making quality chocolate from defective beans.