On the cocoa trail in Vietnam

March 8th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... | Travel - (15 Comments)

On the 19:05 flight to Ho Chi Min City, also known as Saigon, I had very little idea of what I would discover. It was my first visit of Vietnam and my first encounter with the roots of chocolate: Cocoa trees. Visiting the cocoa tree plantation demystified my vision of chocolate, yet, there was still … Read more

What’s your percentage of cocoa?

February 5th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (7 Comments)

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

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