Review: Raaka – Madagascar 75% (*** 1/2)

And there it was. A big black monolith, standing proud… in the background, the first notes of Strausses “also sprach Zarathustra” start to rumble. Who ever thinks chocolate can’t move you deeply is lying. Today I opened up a bar of Raaka chocolate. Madagascar origin. Somia farm. A well known name – the Åkesson estate. One…

Review: Akesson’s Madagascar – 100% Criollo (*****)

Today we go red. There is no room for compromises. Today is 100% chocolate! Akesson is The name in the fine chocolate world when it comes to Madagascan cacao. Bertil’s Ambolikapiky plantation produces some of the finest cacao around and countless bean-to-bar chocolate makers use his cacao to create their masterpieces. But Akesson also produces their own…

Review: Akesson’s Madagascar 75% Criollo Cocoa (****)

Two little words on a box of chocolate can make my heart skip a beat… Madagascar and Akesson’s. For one, the Madagascar region provides several chocolate makers with the beans to create wonderful, fruitful chocolate. And secondly, Akesson’s took me by surprise with their Bali bar, which brought me one of the most exotic tasting…

Sneak peek!

The year 2013 nears its end. It brought me the wonderful discovery of fine chocolate and lots of great discoveries and tastes. Thanks for reading my chocolate reviews, I’m baffled by the amount of viewers who have visited my little blog, showing nothing but my view on this delicious dark gold. So what has been…

Review: Akesson’s – Bali – 75% (****)

When I ordered my latest stash oh fine chocolate, I decided to try something different. Most of the chocolate I tasted so far was made out of South American or Madagascan beans. I wondered if beans coming from the other side of the world would make a big difference. So here is my first Asian…