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Interview with Daniel Stubbe of Stubbe Chocolates in Toronto

Some of my favourite chocolate in Toronto is Stubbe chocolate. I absolutely love their blood orange chocolate truffles and I love their chocolate so much I bought it as favours for my younger sister’s wedding. No higher praise is possible.  ...

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L is for… Supper Club – The Underground Restaurant in Toronto with a Chocolaty Edge

It was raining cats and dogs and salamanders. The rain was relentless. From a bright and sunny morning, they day had turned increasingly cold and cloudy with the rain moving in to blanket all of Toronto in a cold, wet ...

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It’s a Complete Clusterphuck at America at Trump Toronto Over Lunch

Lunch started out wonderfully, especially I wasn't expecting it. I had shown up to review desserts and I got a chance to experience an absolutely wonderful lunch at America unexpectedly. As I am just learning about wine, I took the opportunity ...

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Illanka Truffles by Nadege Toronto Reviewed

While I was in Toronto, and in fact I think less than 24h after I landed, I found myself in Nadege Patesserie on Queen St West with the owner herself, two Valrhona representatives and the Valrhona chef who was teaching ...

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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Purdys Single Origin Bars Reviewed

I contacted Purdys to ask them a bit about their single origin bars like why did they decide to do it. What were they hoping to bring to chocolate with their single origins? Why had they chosen those specific origins? ...

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Dufflet Nougato & Dufflet Clusterific Reviewed

Nougat, Orange & Honey Dark Chocolate Bar Not at all related to Toblerone, this bar is a large flat block with random raised triangles. It reminded me a bit of chocolate makers like Marou who have eschewed conformity for random shapes. I ...

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Dufflet Cracklin Lil Piggies Reviewed

Not a long review needed except perhaps to explain something that people in the UK may be confused by. Despite the name, there is no actual crackling in this pig. Yes, I know, it seems logical what with pork scratchings and ...

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Soma Cocoa Late 45% & Papua New Guinea 85% Bars Reviewed

The Independent State of Papua New Guinea is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea where it seems to rain more than anything Most cocoa beans are dried in the sun but iIn ...

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Soma Ocumare Plus Soma Grenada 70% Black Science Bars Reviewed

I will always remember my first Ocumare. I was 35,000ft in the air over the Atlantic Ocean. I was behind on reviewing and so I had brought along a few bars I had purchased in order to review them. I ...

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