Does Aging Improve Chocolate?

Does Aging Improve Chocolate?

It's becoming common to hear craft chocolate makers talk about aging their chocolate to improve flavor. But does it really work? In my experience the answer is, it depends. Here's why.First we have to…
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Craft Chocolate in 3D, Part 3: Nutrition

Craft Chocolate in 3D, Part 3: Nutrition

Believe it or not, nutrition was what first pulled me into making chocolate. To some of you, that may sound crazy--after all, chocolate has a reputation for being a fatty, sugary, guilty pleasure. On…
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Craft Chocolate in 3D, Part 2: Ethics

Craft Chocolate in 3D, Part 2: Ethics

Last time, I shared some thoughts about how the craft chocolate industry is giving us chocolate with flavors that are not only delicious but also interesting, naturally. The best way to find the flavo…
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Craft Chocolate in 3D, Part 1: Flavor

Craft Chocolate in 3D, Part 1: Flavor

You've landed at the very beginning of the Wm. Chocolate maker's blog--welcome! I'm Will Marx, chocolate maker, and I want to offer you my behind-the-scenes perspective on chocolate making and the cra…
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