Category Archives: Chocolate

Couverture vs. Compound Chocolate: What is the Difference?

Help! What Chocolate Should I Use? Not all chocolates are created equal. If you’re new to chocolate, it is hard to understand the differences between compound chocolate and couverture. Each has it’s own composition, unique properties, and uses. In this post, we’ll explore everything you need to know to differentiate between them, highlighting their best […]

Tempering Chocolate: A Comprehensive Guide

Tempering Chocolate: The Basics Tempering chocolate is the controlled process of melting, cooling, and re-solidifying chocolate to create a stable crystal structure. Chocolate is composed of cocoa solids, cocoa butter, and sugar. These components can form different types of crystals depending on how the chocolate is handled during melting and cooling. The goal of tempering […]