Raaka Virgin Chocolate is a craft chocolate maker located in Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York. Each month their 1st Nibs Subscription features seasonal and creative micro-batch chocolate bars.
The May 2018 selection involved brunch themed bars including French Toast and Turmeric Latte bars.
Raaka 1st Nibs Subscription May 2018 Bars Continue reading “Raaka 1st Nibs Subscription May 2018 Chocolate Bar Reviews”
I first tried this bar during Hazel Lee’s Taste with Colour workshop in November at the NW Chocolate Festival in Seattle, WA. Luckily there were some for sale at the show. (This bar is the reason why bubble gum is listed as a tasting note on her flavour map).
Mission Chocolate is a small batch craft chocolate maker located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This inclusion bar has the dried pulp of cupuaçu scattered generously on the back of the bar. Cupuaçu (Theobroma grandiflorum) is related to cacao. The three ingredients in this Brazil 2016 harvest bar are cacao, sugar and the cupuaçu.
Mission Chocolate 75% Cupuaçu Bar (Pic taken in Port Townsend, WA) Continue reading “Mission Chocolate 75% Cupuaçu Brazil Chocolate Bar Review”
Violet Sky Chocolate is a bean-to-bar maker located in South Bend, IN. I’ve had some of their bars in the past, so I was especially happy to see them at last weekend’s NW Chocolate Festival in Seattle, WA so I could buy some more!
I love Violet Sky Chocolate wrappers but one in particular really caught my eye. Their Pierce The Veil bar has this lovely shimmery wrapper with the label actually on the back of the bar.
Violet Sky Chocolate Pierce The Veil Continue reading “Violet Sky Chocolate: Pierce The Veil Dark Chocolate Bar Review”
The Secret Garden is a chocolate bar from the May subscription box by Map Chocolate. This dark chocolate bar is 70% Belize with dried Oregon plums, and cardamom.
Pic of Map Chocolate The Secret Garden taken at Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA Continue reading “Map Chocolate The Secret Garden Review”
Map Chocolate’s Meteor Shower bar is one of my new favorite inclusion bars! This dark/milk bar is made from 65% Honduras chocolate with toasted black sesame, Maldon salt, and black lava salt.
Map Chocolate Meteor Shower Picture Taken at Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA Continue reading “Map Chocolate Meteor Shower Chocolate Bar Review”