Category: Top Notch Chocolate

High quality chocolate

Soma Chocolate Exploration Box Review

One of the things I love about Soma is that they care about chocolate. The passion I see is amazing and I can imagine they are constantly meting people who are just discovering their chocolate. It is that constantly ...

Paul A Young Launches New Shop on Wardour St in Soho

Well, I’ll never be able to diet again. A few very short steps from Hummingbird bakery, in a slightly different position than I thought they’d be, is the newest addition of the Paul A Young family – a bouncing ...

Iain Burnett Velvet Chocolates Review

In the Academy of Chocolate Awards goodie bag was a curious thing – a beautiful but empty box. Some of the readers of the tweets associated with this blog may remember my bemused tweets as I was reviewing the ...

Academy of Chocolate Gold Award Winning Filled Chocolates

I was lucky enough to be invited to the Academy of Chocolate awards ceremony to see all the winners I helped pick receive their certificates. It was a brilliant evening but even more brilliant was the goodie bag which ...

Rogue Chocolate Rio Caribe 70% Chocolate Bar Review

It was on a recent trip to the US that I was tasked with getting some Rogue Chocolatier chocolate bars. I failed until the very last day when I stumbled across them in a CocoaBella shop. Luckily I found some. Now, ...

Coppeneur Ocumare Venezuela 72% Chocolate Bar Review

It was on a whim when I was in a giddy mood that I bought this chocolate. I was literally a girl in a chocolate shop and I was surrounded by chocolate from all over the world. The place ...

Coppeneur Menavava Madagascar 72% Chocolate Bar Review

There is a beauty in a mould poured perfectly which has intricate little designs on it and yet is bubble-free. It speaks of someone who takes the time to do things. It shows a perfectionism you do sometimes ...

Soma Dual Origins Chocolate Bar Review

Soma Dual Origins Madagascan and Dominican Republic Chocolate Bar Review – There are times when I shop for pleasure and times that I shop out of necessity. Then there are times I shop because I am sad and this ...

Original Beans Esmeraldas Milk with Fleur de Sel Chocolate Bar Review

When milk chocolate comes with a percentage you know it is posh. This 42% 50h conch milk chocolate bar with fleur de sel sea salt is made with beans that come from Northwest Equador and help with the conserving the ...

original beans cru virunga chocolate bar

Original Beans Cru Virunga Chocolate Bar Review

This 70% chocolate bar says it has a very short 20h conch on the wrapper. This worried me only slightly as I know some chocolate needs to be messed with less to keep more flavour. A longer conch does not ...