conche


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conche

(kɒntʃ; kɒŋk)
n
(Cookery) a machine, used during the manufacture of chocolate, which mixes and smooths the chocolate mass
vb (tr)
(Cookery) to use a conche to mix and smooth (chocolate)
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The herd rounded up in the misty twilight, and when they got near the village Mowgli saw lights, and heard the conches and bells in the temple blowing and banging.
Then they banged the temple bells and blew the conches louder than ever.
As we came down upon him, covering the sea and blowing our conches, he put off from the schooner in the small boat, along with the three black boys, and rowed for the passage.
As terrified shoppers dived for cover, Bernard Conche, 67, rammed his trolley into a worker and reached for the fromage.
Really long: 24 to 36 hours of slow stirring in a vat that is called a conche for the rounded bottom that allows liquid chocolate to be rolled back onto itself, which incorporates air and smooths the texture.
The researchers used selected flow tube-mass spectrometry to measure volatile concentrations in the headspace of the conche at from 1 to 8, 24, 28, 32, and 48 hours of the process.
About twice per week, TCHO's production crew loads the cocoa liquor, cocoa butter and sugar into a McIntyre refiner conche. On an average processing day, the facility can use as much as 700 pounds of sugar.
The process creates a thick, cocoa-butter rich brew called "chocolate liquor" that is carried by a conveyor belt into a storage tank called a conche (making chocolate this way is actually called "conching").
In the under-11 Vernons League, Liverpool lashed in five at Halton without reply, Jamie Menagh, James Hooper, Jake Kirby, Joe Conche and Jamie Kelly all finding the net.
The decorative wooden idols of the three deities are pulled accompanied by chants and blowing of conches.
I took a personal boat tour and saw some of the most beautiful and secluded parts of the island and followed that by diving for conches with local experts.