Blog Archives – Glossary of Chocolate

 Description: For sure there are more than 5 reasons why to love chocolate, and there are certainly many reasons why to learn more about it. From many of us chocolate is food, it is … well, chocolate!, created by and for chocolate lovers and focusing on gourmet chocolate, offers a nice glossar with 41 terms from Alkalinisation to Xocoatl.

Also certainly worth a visit is the historical overview of chocolate prepared for us.

Example Term: Xocoatl
Xocoatl is the original name the Aztecs, Toltecs, Mayas and Incas gave to a stimulating drink they brewed from cocoa beans. It was a mixture of cocoa, maize (Indian corn) and water.

Link: Glossary

Language: English

No. of terms: approximately 41

Last visited: November 04, 2011

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Godiva Glossary of Chocolate

Description: Learn more about chocolate with this a useful glossary of chocolate terms by Godiva.

On the same page you will also find fascinating chocolate trivia! E.g. “US consumers eat 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate annually, representing nearly half of the world’s supply!”

Example Term: Ganache
Ganache is a rich chocolate mixture made by combining chopped semisweet chocolate and boiling cream and stirring until smooth. The proportions of chocolate to cream can vary, and the resulting ganache can be used as a cake glaze or beaten until fluffy and used as a filling or as the base for truffles and other chocolate confections.

Link: Glossary of Chocolate and Baking Terminology

Language: English

No. of terms: approximately 80

Last visited: November 04, 2011

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Better Homes and Gardens Baking Glossary

No. of terms: less than 100

Description: If you still have to master the baking basics you will enjoy this little baking glossary compiled by Better Homes and Gardens. This handy guide to baking equipment, techniques, and ingredients is of great help to inexperienced bakers, and advanced bakers will enjoy the hands on tips.

Example term: Barley
A cereal grain, has a mild, starchy flavor and a slightly chewy texture. Pearl barley, the most popular form used for cooking, has the outer hull removed and has been polished or “pearled.” It is sold in regular and quick-cooking forms. Store barley in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 1 year.

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