Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Cocoa Beans, A journey begins

   These New York Brothers have sparked an interest in artisan chocolate making. Today our first order of cocoa beans arrived and tonight, the process of lovingly roasting and winnowing them begins. Our house is filled with the aroma of rich dark chocolate (why did I eat all of Humpty Dumpty already? I need him now!) and the kitchen is warm from the oven's glow. Next the beans will be ground and refined to a smooth cocoa liquor. I know, I know, it sounds too good... maybe a nip of baileys is in order, just to tide me over.



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7 comments:

  1. Yummy! I'm drooling. I need more photos of the next processes and of course the finished product.

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  2. OMG, I am going to pretend I never saw this. OK. drooooooling

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  3. Now here's a project you don't see every day!

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  4. ooooh...wow!!
    let us know how you go ♥

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  5. Oh wow, that sounds like such a yummy and fun project! I lovemaking things from scratch!

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  6. Oh I love chocolate !! Thanks for linking this to Wicked Awesome Wednesday.

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Thanks so much for your words of encouragement, advice and solidarity.

xo em