Review: Legast – Piura Pérou 70% – 2016 Harvest (*****)

The Creator: Thibaut Legast is one of the rising stars if the Belgian bean-to-bar chocolate scene. His work didn’t go unnoticed by Pierre Marcolini as he wrote his book on Belgian Chocolate – bean-to-bar generation. After a former less succesful first adventure in making chocolate from the bean, Thibaut was invited to Colombia to discover…

Review: Dick Taylor – 74% Dominican Republic (*****)

Chocolate… it’s a funny thing. Almost everybody loves it, almost everybody eats it, everybody has heard of it, but so few people really know the real deal. Look at me, I’m in my mid-thirties and I’m just getting to know true chocolate. But hey, this keeps life interesting, doesn’t it? Last week I was commissioning…

Where to get it? – Hilde Devolder Chocolatier – HD Ghent

Ever since I became interested in fine chocolate, I’ve searched the web high and low to find suppliers in Belgium. Conclusion after an intensive search? There aren’t that many around… Hardly any in fact. As part of the search I started out to check local chocolatiers. These chocolate producers don’t make bean-to-bar products, but rather…