What’s your percentage of cocoa?

February 5th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (7 Comments)
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There is something about chocolate that keeps making me come back for more, but it isn’t the percentage of cocoa content. After decades of using chocolate in every other possible form, ranging from dropping chocolate in sub zero 70° proof alcohol to slow cook and caramelize white chocolate, I have seen it all. And when … Read more

Marou – Faiseurs de Chocolat

September 25th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)
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MAROU! A brand new and fresh look to quality chocolate is the least to say! With all the big brands monopolizing the market of upscale chocolate, Marou brings us a fresh and nice look to the food of Gods. Everything about Marou is from Vietnam and as surprising as it sounds, the team at Marou … Read more

Microplane grater, 100% Peruvian Cacao!

The way Willie talks about his chocolate and the whole enthusiasm around it in his TV show has always left my mouth watering. The problem is that I could only imagine how his “world class” chocolate would taste… and licking the TV screen didn’t help much! And so, being on the other side of Earth … Read more

Following my earlier post on Easter afternoon tea goodies, here is the promised update with our chocolate selection. Simple and clean, we use different kinds of chocolate for different eggs, dark is 70% cocoa, milk 38% cocoa with yogurt flavor (yes, yogurt works a treat to kill the sweetness) and except for decoration, no white … Read more

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