Posts Tagged ‘cocoa’

Cocoa Shells as Fuel Source

I have been thinking about it seriously. If it works, the shells as winnowing by-product, would be more than enough for our daily cooking needs. Then, an inspiration for development of shell-fired cocoa roaster. Way back, when I was disposing a bag of cocao shells. I put some on side of camp fire. Hoping it […]

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Juice From Cocoa Bean Pulp…

I think the idea is unique and interesting. A new use for cacao. It could be a hit as people might find it interesting. Or maybe not. There are too many availabe juice variants on grocery shelves. Cacao pod is similar to santol at some point. The seeds are covered with juicy delicious mucilage. People […]

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Cocoa Hulls/Shells for Making Tea

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This is interesting. The artisans of Undone Chocolate mentioned cocoa hulls make a delicious tea. I never know how, maybe just steeping or boiling a handful of hulls in water will do the trick. Unfermented cocoa bean shells have kind of nasty taste, too bitter and astringent. Fermented shells are kind of woody and dusty […]

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