Category: Top Notch Chocolate

High quality chocolate

Melt Chocolates Mixed Chocolates Review

I had the very good fortune of visiting Melt Chocolates recently.  The shop is delightful and while small it is perfectly formed.  All the chocolates are open and out and far to tempting to just take one and just pop ...

Melt Chocolates Chocolate Mud Pie

I had the great fortune of meeting the delightful expert Raquel in the Melt Chocolates kitchen and got the chance at last to try the Sea Salt Mud Pie I had read about at Chocablog and had been wanting to ...

Matcha Chocolat Seasonal Truffle Selection

I have the great luck of living close to Matcha Chocolat’s facility in Wallingford and so I can do there for fresh chocolates any time.  I could get soooo fat on popping over to the facility and buying fresh chocolates ...

Kokoa Collection Hot Chocolates

I had the very special honour and pleasure to meet the genius behind this new coffee shop hot chocolate.  Kokoa Collection is attempting to bring proper hot chocolate to our local independent coffee establishments.  Long have I scorned these hot ...

Melchior Champagne Truffles

After announcing that they have won silver in the Taste of the West 2011 awards for their champagne truffles, Melchior Chocolates from south Devon sent me a massive box with a bag of their truffles secreted within enough packing to ...

Paul A Young Sea Salt Caramel & Pecan Giant Cocoa Pod

As I was on my way to Canada Day celebrations at Trafalgar Sq, I stopped in at Paul A Young. It is always a treat to go there and the shop is *always* busy. On this day there were ...

Amedei Chuao Chocolate Bar Review

After Soma, every chuao is going to be a disappointment. I know Amedei has won awards but I can’t see the chuao is going to beat Soma. I still bought one and decided to try it because it ...

Idilio No 2 Amiari Meridena Chocolate Bar Review

This bar was one of the ones I got in the bag as one of the Academy of Chocolates award winners. They are a bean to bar company who don’t own all their own equipment/factory and so have to ...

Laurent Gerbaud Roasted Cocoa Nibs Chocolate Bar Review

When I chose the bars I did from Laurent Gerbaud I knew I was not getting top quality because I asked. BUT WAIT! I was misinformed!! The lovely Doreen alerted me that I was misinformed and I asked and was ...

Laurent Gerbaud Yuzu du Japon Chocolate bar

Chocolate blogging, believe it or not, is slightly competitive. Yes, I know my fellow bloggers Dom and Lee and I enjoy their company and really I wish them the best of success but I also want to review stuff ...