Learn how to make your own chocolate, starting from the cacao tree to the finished product and everything in-between. Discover why Cusco is known for its fine chocolates, and make your own organic chocolates straight from Peru!
What to Expect
Learn how to make your very own chocolate during this interactive tour of the chocolate workshop and museum. Learn of the chocolate making process from bean to bar and everything in-between. Understand the history behind the famous cacao beans, and why Cusco makes some of the finest chocolate around the world.
Learn how to make chocolate from the professional guides, and then enjoy making your own in no time! When you make your chocolate, you will learn of the 4 processes involved which includes: roasting the cacao beans, removing cacao husk, grinding the cacao nibs on a metate with a mano (the same way the Aztecs did), and refining the cacao paste in a melangeur.
You will create delicious hot chocolates and your own chocolate bar, with your choice of ingredients. You can take home all of your handmade chocolates unless, of course, you have already eaten them!
- All the materials to make your own chocolate are included
- You will be leaving with 150-200g of chocolate
ChocoMuseo: Calle Garcilaso 210 int 2nd floor Cusco, Peru (next to Regocijo square)
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Know Before You Go
Please arrive at the ChocoMuseo at least 5 minutes before the scheduled workshop.