Tasting: wine and chocolate pairing

On the first friday of December, Wijnhandel Neyt from Waarschoot and Beantobar.be came together to organise a wine and chocolate pairing. After a selection round of chocolates, 6 different bars were selected and paired to six different wines. As more chocolates came to the table, so did the wines. Every participant had 3 wines on…

Review: Coup De Chocolat – Gusta Peru 70% (****1/2)

The Creator: Coup de Chocolat is the result of two people meeting up. Isabelle Quirynen has been active in the world of fine chocolate since years. She started out organizing tastings and followed through by setting up her own web shop and worked for one of the bigger distributors of fine chocolate in Europe. She…

Coup De Chocolat – Launch event

On Friday the 10th of November, Belgium officially has a new fine chocolate maker. Amongst only a few artisan creators in this country, Coup De Chocolat launched their first bar. The company has been started by Isabelle Quirynen and Tom Geens share a passion for real chocolate. Fueled by several trips to plantations, meeting cocoa…