Chocolate art!

There are times when words only can say so much. This time I let the pictures do the talking. This wonderful chocolate figurine was created in honor of “Sinterklaas”, a traditional day for children in Belgium, Holland and Hungary. Sinterklaas brings chocolate and toys to kids who behaved well last year. Figurine made by Hilde…

Review: Duffy’s Indio Rojo – Honduras 72% (*****)

When I found the chocolate of Willie’s Cacao my wife wanted to try for such a long time now, she decided to surprise me with a little present of herself. So I got this Duffy’s Indio Rojo bar… Isn’t she the best wife ever? The British Duffy Sheardown has a past in racing, but he…

Review: Original Beans Piura Porcelana 75% (****)

Finally I got back to doing a little review. Well, the bar I’m presenting today may seem little, but not the review! Hilde Devolder slipped this mini bar from Original Beans in my last Purchase. She seems very curious about my reaction to this specific bar. The mini bar is part of a collection Original…

Review: AMMA Theobroma Grandiflorum Cupuaçu 80% (***1/2)

Chocolatiers, they are strange people. They like to confuse poor beginning chocolate enthusiasts like me. Hilde Devolder talked my wife and me into buying a bar of Amma Cupuaçu, just because she was wondering what we would think about it. It’s like chocolate, she said, but it isn’t. Pretty intriguing and strange. So naturally we…

Review: Rózsavölgyi Csokoládé – Trincheras 95% (*****)

Ah, finally my first review of 2014. After fighting of several nose blocking colds, my sense of taste seems te be back at normal. Just in time to discover this tiny bar by Rózsavölgyi Csokoládé, a Hungarian Single Origin bean-to-bar chocolate manufacturer. Their Trincheras 70% allready made for a great discovery, so why not push the…

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: Hilde Devolder chocolatier – 100% Colombia (****)

Hilde Devolder owns a chocolate shop in Ghent, Belgium, where she produces fine pralines and sells several Single Origin chocolates produced by a carefully selected selection of top bean-to-bar companies. But she also produces several 100% chocolate bars in her workshop. As a base, she use Luker cacao. Luker is a Colombia based cacao company…

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…