Another version of the chocolate bowl using the balloon method made by Dave from Choccywoccydoodah. .Another source says he's using callebaut chocolate, however, these techniques can be done with regular chocolate, as long as dark chocolate is at least 70% cocoa solids, milk chocolate is at least 34% cocoa solids and white chocolate is at least 29% cocoa butter.
How to Temper Chocolate in the Microwave. Nice shiney melted chocolate in 5 minutes or less. A lot of people don't have a double boiler. A lot more don't have the patience to use one to melt chocolate. This is a great tutorial on tempering your chocolate to a nice shine with a lot less effort and time.