Chocolate Class

my mom and I attended a class at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market last Friday. the topic this time was Cacao Roasting, so we learned how chocolate is made and got to make some (crude) chocolate-like product ourselves. very interesting!

raw cacao

roasted and shelled cacao

cacao shells

grinding down the roasted and shelled cacao

“hot chocolate” made from our ground cacao, all-natural organic unsweetened almond milk, and raw sugar

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