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Cacao & Chocolate

A silky-smooth Ecuadorian. A rich Madagascan. An aromatic Papua New Guinean. What’s the difference between these three chocolate bars, really? There are so many …

Have you ever wondered what that other 15% is in your 85% chocolate bar? Sometimes, it’s obvious that certain ingredients have been added: pistachio, …

Dear chocolate lovers, you too can create your own delicious, melt-in-the-mouth bars. The journey from bean to bar includes many stages but, today, I’m …

Want to know where your chocolate comes from? You’ll have to travel to hot, humid climates where rain falls frequently and your clothes stick …

That moment we take our first bite of a fine chocolate bar, letting it melt onto our tongue, we are tasting happiness. But there’s no …

How do those brightly coloured cacao pods get turned into your delicious chocolate bar? There are many stages along the way and there’s no …

Chocolate deserves to be more than just an addition to a mocha or cappuccino. With its diverse notes and aromas (not to mention the …

Whether it’s a delicious 80% Ghanan dark chocolate, a vanilla-infused Peruvian chocolate bonbon, or even a specialty hot cocoa, your favourite sweet treat begins …

Countless artisanal chocolate bars bear the label “bean to bar”. Chocolatiers will proudly point to it as a sign of quality. But what does …

Chocolate hasn’t always been a sweet treat: over the past few millennia, it’s been a bitter brew, a spiced sacrificial drink, and a symbol …