Friday, September 23, 2016

Mexico in a Bar or Huitla-chocolate

Yellow corn chocolate made by refining freeze dried corn with cocoa butter and sugar for 24 hours the tempering into this custom shaped bar. The chocolate is garnisheed with freeze dried huitlacoche which we did in our freeze drier at the lab, plus lime zest, chipotle powder and salt. Huitlacoche is a corn fungus that grows on corn during the rainy season in Mexico and is delicious. Unfortunately the term fungus has negative connotations but in this case it is actually a great thing. It has an earthy-corny taste that is prized by many. I am following up with a video on how it was made. #Mexico #chocolate #corn #huitlacoche