Puerto Viejo hands on chocolate making class. From bean to bar, get chocolatey!

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

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If you’ve ever wanted to make your own chocolate or learn all the wonderful intricacies and processes involved in making the world’s favourite treat, this is the class for you! In 3 hours you will travel through time: from the history of the tree, to the myths, to the very real and important part cacao and chocolate played in the cultures of Mesoamérica. And of course you’ll also be making chocolate. From trying the raw fruit to roasting, grinding and separating the shell from the nibs you’ll be working just like a professional making award winning chocolate. You’ll learn some of the amazing medicinal uses of chocolate before making your own chocolate ‘medicine’ to take home. Finally, you’ll temper freshly poured molten chocolate and you’ll make your own bar to wrap and enjoy later. There are chocolate tours all over the world, but this is a real hands on experience - you will get chocolate on you! A fun and delicious class!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productOur chocolate kitchen is on our farm, we’ll be here amongst the cacao and spice trees we use in the production of our chocolate. Duration: 3 hoursLocation: Finca La Isla, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Province of Limon

What’s included

  • Coffee and/or Tea - We’ll make a traditional Central American chocolate drink. Coffee and water will also be available.
  • Snacks - We’ll be making two types of chocolate, a traditional style truffle or chocolate ball and a temperered bar. You’ll be sampling chocolate in every form throughout the workshop.
  • Entry/Admission - Finca La Isla

What’s not included

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