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How To Savor Chocolate Like A Cocoa Expert  : Life Kit

How To Savor Chocolate Like A Cocoa Expert : Life Kit

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Savoring Chocolate: Taste

  • Take a bite of your chocolate and have your tongue spread the melting chocolate all over your palate and notice the feeling of what we can compare to a symphony.
  • The front notes, middle notes, and the afternotes of the chocolate will liven your experience.
  • Some chocolat...

Savoring Chocolate: Touch

Try to notice the texture of your chocolate. Is it smooth? Gritty? Is there texture? Rub your fingers on the chocolate and feel it.

Some chocolates that are silkier have more cocoa butter in them and those that have a rough feel might have been stone-ground.

Savoring Chocolate: Sound

When you snap the chocolate in two, we don't often think about it, but it gives us a peek as to how the chocolate was tempered.

Savoring Chocolate: Smell

Cocoa has more than 600 aroma compounds that range from bright, tart berries to sweet floral noted.

You'll be stormed by scents as you open your chocolate bar and even more so when it melts on your tongue and wafts through your nose and the back of your throat.

Savoring Chocolate: Sight

  • Unwrap your chocolate bar and look at it.
  • Cocoa beans are diverse and can vary in color from reddish to dark brown. Sometimes your chocolate may have a whitish discoloration but this doesn't mean that your chocolate went bad.
  • Cocoa beans have a very high fat compo...

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