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Fine Chocolate Tasting


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An introduction to fine chocolate appreciation and tasting through an introduction to the history of cacao, chocolate production, famous chocolate brands and guidelines for tasting fine dark chocolate.

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  • so useful PPT. Thank you!
    Im anne the girl in the seoul - south korea. and I am barista and baker in 'namusairo(it means 'between the trees'). we wanna know the single origine chocolate taste nowadays. because we cupping(single origin coffee) everyday, so we wonder how tastes the chocolate. so we started taste some single origin chocolate. maybe the chocolate is from france paris. the name of 'francois pralus'. so surprise. chocolate has the magical world like a coffee.^^
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Fine Chocolate Tasting

  1. 1. fine chocolate tasting<br />Svein-Magnus Sørensen<br />
  2. 2. theobromacacao<br />
  3. 3. chocolate and the maya<br />
  4. 4. chocolate in europe<br />
  5. 5. Criollo<br />Forestaro<br />Trinitario<br />Chuao<br />Porcelana<br />Ocumare<br />Nacional<br />Arriba<br />cocoa types <br />
  6. 6. thecocoafruit<br />
  7. 7. fermenting and drying<br />
  8. 8. roastingcocoanibs<br />
  9. 9. grinding nibsinto liquor<br />
  10. 10. types of chocolate<br />Dark (70%)<br />White<br />Milk (30%)<br />Lookout for:<br /><ul><li>Emulgator:(Soy) Leichtin
  11. 11. Vegetable fats:Palmoil (!)
  12. 12. Sweeteners</li></ul>Flavourings<br /><ul><li>Salt
  13. 13. Spices
  14. 14. Nuts
  15. 15. Fruits
  16. 16. …</li></li></ul><li>conching<br />
  17. 17. tempering<br />
  18. 18. chocolate coverture<br />
  19. 19. chocolate bars<br />
  20. 20. tasting!<br />
  21. 21. smaksguide<br />
  22. 22. guide to tasting<br />
  23. 23. evaluation form<br />
  24. 24. the tasting wheel<br />
  25. 25. first tastes<br />
  26. 26. originchocolate<br />Single origin<br />Single plantation<br />Vintage<br />2002<br />2004<br />Blend<br />Otherorigin<br />
  27. 27. originflavour notes<br />Africa:<br />Madagascar:  Brightacidity. Light citrus flavorsreminiscentof tangerines.<br />Ghana and Côted'Ivoire: Deep, classiccocoaflavors.  Lends balance to more complexbeans.<br />São Tomé: Bold, upfront chocolate notes withunderlyingroastedcoffee tones. <br />Mexico and Central America:<br />Mexico: Brightacidity<br />Costa Rica: Fruitywith a balancedcocoaflavor.<br />Panama: Classiccocoaflavorhighlighted by subtlefruit and roasted nut flavors.<br />Asia:<br />Indonesia (Java):  Well-balanced. Appealing acidity balanced with clean cocoa flavors. <br />South America:<br />Colombia:  Deep cocoaflavorwith moderate fruitiness. Slightly bitter.<br />Ecuador:  Known best for theArribabean. Well-balanced floral (jasmine) and fruit notes. Also has herbal tones.<br />Brazil:  Brightacidity.  Well-balancedcocoaflavors, oftenwithsubtlefruity notes.<br />Venezuela: Complexfruitflavors.  Evokesflavorsof ripe red plums and dark cherries. Verywell-balanced.<br />The Caribbean:<br />Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo):  Deep earthy flavor. Fragrant tobacco notes. Some beans have delicate red wine and spice notes.<br />Trinidad and Tobago: Complex fruitiness with appealing spiciness such as cinnamon.  Very well-balanced.<br />Jamaica:  Bright and fruity, with appealing aromas. Complex and well-balanced.  Often recalls subtle flavors of pineapples.<br />
  28. 28. more tastes<br />
  29. 29. brands of chocolate<br />
  30. 30. Valrhona<br />
  31. 31. Amedei<br />
  32. 32. Michel Cluizel<br />
  33. 33. ChocolatBonnat<br />
  34. 34. François Pralus<br />
  35. 35. Pierre Marcolini<br />
  36. 36. other brands<br />
  37. 37. further tasting<br />
  38. 38. Wine<br />like with like<br />sweetwithsweet<br />combine in mouth<br />Coffee<br />freshlybrewed<br />drinkable temp<br />chocolate first<br />Whisky<br />single malts only<br />similarflavours<br />drink first!<br />Beer<br />focuson malt<br />lambicswithmilk<br />chocolate pairings<br />
  39. 39. thanks and enjoy!<br />Sjokoladeklubber<br />SeventyPercent<br />Hotel Chocolat<br />Sjokoladeslottet<br />Sjokoladebutikker på nett<br />Chocolate Trading Co<br />The Meadow<br />Chocladshopen<br />Tea and Coffee<br />Andre nettressurser<br />Sjokoladekart over Oslo <br />The Chocolate Life<br />The Nibble<br />Chocolate Tweeps<br />