Francois Pralus – Indonésie Criollo – 75% (****)

Maison Pralus was one of the companies who opened my eyes for good chocolate. Several years ago their Dominican bar overwhelmed me with massive amounts of unexpected flavors and instantly made me fall in love with origin chocolate. The Pralus line up probably is one of the best available brands who make exciting chocolate. I…

Review: Pralus – Le 100% (*****)

After I’ve tasted the Pacari Raw, I gathered 100% chocolate would be a bridge to far for me. I do appreciate the magnificent aromas present, but it’s to in your face tastewise, I didn’t see myself going to the cupboard and choose a piece of 100% above any of the other nice chocolate I have…

Review: Menakao 72% + Pralus République Dominicaine 75%

A double review on my first Single Origin Chocolates… Menakao – 72% (****) Bean: not noted Origin: Sambirano region – Madagascar Production: Chocolaterie Cinagra SA – Madagascar Price paid: 4,90/75g Aroma: lots of cacao and touches of fruit The small pieces are lighter brown than expected and a little coarse in the mouth. Almost instantly…