Tag Archives: artisan bar

Soma Old School Chocolate Bar

I recently went back to Soma and had a tour by the owners and got to experience some new chocolate experiences. It was a million times better than the last time I was there for sure. While I ...

selfridges chocolate library

The Chocolate Library at Selfridges

Where can you go to get some of the world’s rarest chocolate? Some of the weirdest chocolate? Chocolate made with camels’ milk? Chocolate from Hispanola beans? Chocolate from a batch run so small the labels are hand written? Selfridges No I mean ...

ASKINOSIE Cortes Honduras

ASKINOSIE Cortes Honduras Review

Creating a bar from beans is no mean feat. There is the sourcing and the checking and the process of elimination and then monitoring growing conditions and staff conditions and ensuring everyone is being paid properly and that children aren’t ...

Dick Taylor Ecuador Dark Chocolate Bar Review

In Arcata California is a small "craft chocolate" maker using organic beans, organic cane sugar and some of the most beautiful bar moulds I have ever seen.  Dick Taylor is a name many of you might not be familiar with ...

Rococo Sea Salt Milk Chocolate Bar Review

I received a set of 5 chocolate bars from Rococo. They included lavender in the mix and a geranium and orange. I was a bit surprised as I thought the 2 florals might overpower the other bars but I also ...

E Guittard Quetzalcoatl Chocolate Bar Review

On my trip to the US I had the opportunity to behave like a kid in a candy store by going in to "Fog City News" and perusing the vast array of chocolate bars they have there (I’m sure they ...

Zotter Strong Coffee Chocolate Bar Review

AT LAST! I finally got a bar of Zotter chocolate from the lovely Dom at Chocablog and he gave me this lush Zotter strong coffee chocolate bar. He knew I wasn’t at all keen on bacon and so ...

Coppeneur Uba Budo Sao Tome Forastero 72% Chocolate Bar Review

This Coppeneur bar was something I picked up in Berlin having never had the chance to purchase one before.  There was a fantastic shop with all sorts of different bars and this was one of them. I was unsure about the ...

Christopher Elbow No. 5 Cafe 61% Dark Chocolate Bar Review

I have to say that the one thing I have come to expect of US chocolate is excessive sugar.  I’m not sure why there is so much sugar in US artisanal chocolate but here it is again, with a flat, ...

Michael Mischer Dragon Fruit & Blueberries Dark Chocolate Bar Review

It might not have been the best idea to try dragon fruit for the first time dried in a chocolate bar from the US but I did.  I had gained some confidence by trying the toffee & sea salt version ...

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