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om nom beans

Visiting the Om Nom Bean to Bar Chocolate Factory in Iceland

One of the most magical places on earth is Iceland but it is also one of the most remote. Game of Thrones has made Iceland one of the hottest tourist destinations. It’s also a bit cheaper since it went broke ...

Urzi Cacao rar Merida Sur de Lago 65% Review

Urzi Cacao rar Merida Sur de Lago 65% Review

When I saw this chocolate in Selfridges, I thought I would buy it. Spendng £8 for a bar isn’t unknown to me and so I thought – why not? But I knew nothing about the chocolate or the company so I ...

Wilkie's Chocolate Amazonas 75% Stone Ground Chocolate Reviewed

Wilkie’s Chocolate Amazonas 75% Stone Ground Chocolate Reviewed

There seems to be a lot of new chocolate makers popping up all over the country. Wilkies Chocolate is, as any microbatch bean to bar company is, a very small chocolate making business based in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland. Wilkie's create ...

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Pralus Pyramide Biologique Reviewed

François Pralus is a Master Chocolatier and his approach is exceptional because Pralus is one of the few companies in France to make their own chocolate from the bean to the bar. Today, there are nearly 100 tons of chocolate ...

Idilio chuao

Idilio Chuao Chocolate Bar Reviewed

I was given four bars by the company themselves to review so I’ve chosen to do them individually so it’s easier to find information on them in search ;-) The company’s name "Idilio" apparently originally comes from the Spanish (not ...

Take A Fancy's Gooey Pecans Reviewed

Take A Fancy’s Gooey Pecans Reviewed

While I was home I resolved to buy as much local chocolate as I could and try it out. I was pleasantly surprised by some (like Wild Sweets) and disappointed by others. But on the pleasantly surprised camp came Take ...

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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 ...

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Wild Sweets Ganache Selection Reviewed

I was so excited to be gifted this chocolate. With Wild Sweets making their own chocolate from bean to bar I really wanted to see their chocolate shine. Sadly there were no plain, unflavoured ganaches in the box which I ...

wild sweets caramels

Wild Sweets caRaMel Collection Reviewed

The Wild Sweets caRaMel collection features the classic butter-and-cream French soft caramel as opposed to the runny caramel of the Paul A Young caramel I love. Coated in their exclusive Limited Release Vintage Single Origin Dominican Republic La Red Hispaniola ...

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Wild Sweets pRaliNe Collection Reviewed

The Wild Sweets® pRaliNe collection is inspired by the Peanut Butter & Jelly classic. Made with their exclusive Limited Release Vintage Single Origin Dominican Republic La Red Hispaniola cocoa bean-to bar chocolate, it includes 12 exquisite hand-painted chocolates which means ...

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