Recipes, articles, tips and tricks for chocolate making at home


Chocolate is a delicious and indulgent treat that appeals to young and old. It’s been around for centuries, slowly transforming over the years as it transitioned from culture to culture. In this CocoTerra blog, we’re going to take a look at everything chocolate: how it’s made, where it comes from, chocolate science, how to properly store your chocolate (so you don’t throw out those old Easter eggs unnecessarily) to curiosities like “Is there such thing as vegan chocolate?”, and let’s not forget to mention that there will be lots of chocolate recipes! We’ve got you covered (in chocolate) from top to bottom!

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Stages of cocoa fermentation

Stages of cocoa fermentation

Did you know that chocolate is a fermented food? If you didn't, well, yes it is! Chocolate undergoes a fermentation process similar to that of wine. Fermentation is crucial in chocolate making as it significantly reduces bitterness and astringency in the cocoa beans...

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