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: Republica Del Cacao – Ecuador Manabi Province 75% (***)

The Creator: Summer in Belgium. Temperatures drop below 20°C. While this is bad news for people enjoying their hollidays, it means I can finally pull out some chocolate bars from my stock again. Time for some reviews! Today a bar made by Republica Del Cacao. A company based in Ecuador, dedicated to set quality bars…

Review: The Chocolate Tree – Peru 80% (***1/2)

Would you like some samples of our Scottish bean-to-bar made chocolate? Some days you receive wonderful questions by mail. The Chocolate Tree is obviously a proud artisan chocolate maker and rightfully so. As I said before, I can only have the deepest respect for people willing to venture in the world of high quality cacao…

Review: Chocolate Naive – Peru Pure Nacional 78% (****)

No. You don’t need to worry! You are not seeing double, this is just the second part of a double review about the first two samples of Chocolate Naive’s dark origin bars I received. You’ll find more info on Naive in my post about their Trinidad and Tobago bar just below. Well refresh your memory…

Review: Ethiquable – Ecuador 80% and Madagascar 85%

Strange how you suddenly seem to notice things you didn’t see before, once you get interested in something new. Last week, I walked into my local Delhaize supermarket, looking if they sell any products from Lindt, to start off my discovery conquest in the chocolate World. Lindt is one of the brands you’ll likely find…