If you’ve ever bitten into a chocolate-dipped
strawberry or enjoyed munching on a handful of potato chips while you partake
in a bar of chocolate, you know the joys of pairing chocolate with other
While there is nothing wrong with simply snacking on
some mouthwatering, quality artisanal chocolate, there’s a whole other world of
chocolatey potential awaiting you if you decide to use chocolate in your
Few foods in the world evoke the emotional reaction that chocolate bars do. For centuries, chocolate has been considered a “naughty but nice” treat. A rich, creamy, sweet confectionery used to reward,...
A Short History Of Chocolate Making
The history of chocolate is an epic saga full of
romance, mystery, and adventure!
Chocolate, as we know...
Chocolate… the word alone can make you smile.
Chocolate lovers like you and I know the unique emotional satisfaction that comes from treating yourself to a chunk or two of high-quality, delicious chocolate. It is...
Chocolate is one of life’s luxuries that should be enjoyed at its absolute best. While for some of us it may be impossible to put aside a box or bar of chocolates to eat...
The chocolate that many of us know today is a far cry from the chocolate of old. Those mass manufactured, supermarket shelf offerings are certainly not traditional flavours.
But it is not just the flavours....
Did you know there are health benefits to eating chocolate?
I know right, you are intrigued now…
But it isn’t just any old bar. Don’t start popping choccies out of the forgotten advent calendar in the...
V-Day is fast approaching. The day of love. The day you get to show your significant other just how much they mean to you with a meaningful gift.
Or really just a good excuse to...
We've had an amazing first year at The Chocolate Tour. This time last year I was spending my summer holiday working flat out to pull everything together for launch and boring everyone I know...
We talk a lot about chocolate makers and chocolatiers at The Chocolate Tour, but aren't they the same thing? Well, no.
The craft chocolate industry is very young, so the need for distinction between the...
With this month's focus on the cacao bean, there's some chocolate jargon popping up around the place. I thought it might be good to have a bit of a glossary here; I'll add words...