Review: Alter Eco – Noir Intense – 60% (***)

Second bar I picked up during my business trip to France. Totally different, this is a true dark chocolate with no special ingredients other than cacao, sugar and some vanilla. Alter Eco produces chocolate which is fair trade and eco-friendly. The company goes a long way to ensure farmers get a good price for their…

Review: Lindt – Noir à la pointe de fleur de sel – 47% (***)

I adore going abroad, as it give you the chance to stroll around local supermarkets who always seem to sell lots of products just a little bit different from what you are used to home. Does it surprise you that I always check out the chocolate displays? On my latest trip to France, I found…

Cocoa… a close encounter of the third kind!

Beeing fascinated by chocolate, one naturally gets interested in the source of this wonderful product aswell. To us Western people, chocolate is well-known. The cocoa beans, pods and the tree itself are as illusive as pixie dust. No one really knows them. Slowly I’m starting to get a view on the wonderful world of cocoa…

Review filled bar: Lindt – Irish Coffee

Oh dear, standing in front of a big display of Lindt in a E. Leclercq Supermarket in France makes you do a silly thing. Like buying this bar. I’ve always loved Irish Coffee, so when they add chocolate to the mix, I need to taste it! I know, it’s not a dark bar and it…

Review: Lindt – 70% (****)

What’s worse than being sent out abroad to fix problems over a thousand kilometers from home? Being sent there and forgetting to take a nice chocolate to celebrate the end of a very busy workday. So, being in the south of France, I just had to find something nice. Only big supermarkets in the area…