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Soma Bean To Bar Bean Blends Triad and Equator Chocolate Bars Reviewed

I love Soma as anyone who reads this blog probably already knows (but it bears repeating). Not only are the owners Cynthia and David absolutely passionate about chocolate but they started out hand sorting beans on a table, cobbling together ...

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Videri Bean to Bar Chocolate Bars Reviewed

There are few things more satisfying than good quality bean to bar chocolate, and that is what I was hoping for from Videri Chocolate Factory chocolate. Videri make chocolate from bean to bar but they don’t stop there – they ...

Askinosie San Jose Del Tambo Ecuador 70% Dark Chocolate bar

Askinosie San Jose Del Tambo Ecuador 70% Dark Chocolate bar

Askinosie, as many of you know, are one of my favourite chocolate makers. They not only make some of the world’s most amazing chocolate but they give back to the community as well, locally and in the chocolate-growing regions they ...

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Chocolat Bonnat Porcelana 75% Dark Chocolate Bar Review

I bought this chocolate bar on the advice of Madame Acabo from her shop in Paris Les Etoilles D’Or. She made a dismissive gesture when referring to the other bars in her cabinet, steering me to the Porcelana. Now, I’ve ...

Oriente Cuba Terruno de Baracoa

Pierre Marcolini Limited Edition Single Origin Oriente Cuba Terruno de Baracoa Chocolate Bar Reviewed

I remember seeing "Cuba" on the shelf in the bean storage shed at Pierre Marcolini’s factory and thinking "beans from Cuba? No f-ing way" but I said nothing. It was Emmanuel who was both my tour guide and my translator ...

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 ...

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 ...

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