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Hello from Austria!

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#1 danield

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Posted 18 May 2014 - 06:20 AM



I am a confectioner/confiseur (don't know how you call it) from Vienna. I work in a small family owned business which produces simple chocolate confections.

I am interested in everything around chocolate. I also own a few books from known chocolatiers like wybauw, notter and greweling. They are very helpful and gave me a good start into the chocolate confections making.


I am very happy that i found this site, since there are not much communities about chocolate on the internet. I will give my best to contribute as much as i can and i also hope that i can get as much information as i need. :)


kind regards, daniel

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#2 Smithy

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Posted 18 May 2014 - 09:42 AM

Welcome, daniel!

There are a lot of skilled confectioners on these forums, and they're happy to talk about confections of all types. A number of them are currently in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) at a Chocolate and Confectionary Workshop, and you can see some of their activities here: http://forums.egulle...-workshop-2014/

You may find yourself interested in the topic titled "Your Daily Sweets: What are you making and baking?" The 2014 topic starts here: http://forums.egulle...d-baking-2014–/

There's also a topic titled "Confections! What did we make?" here: http://forums.egulle...-we-make-2012–/

Of course, there are a lot of other topics in the Pastry and Baking forum, but we have a lot of lively discussion on other food-related topics. Come join in the fun!

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#3 Kerry Beal

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 07:57 PM

Welcome daniel - the chocolate/confectionery folks here on eG are generally helpful and usually friendly.  


Start here.  Scrolling down through this index will lead you to some of the classic eG threads that related to chocolate and confectionery.

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#4 Kim Shook

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 07:36 PM

Welcome, Daniel!  I am not a maker of confections (I lack the talent, not the desire), but there are lots of them here and I know that I'll enjoy your contributions!