Archive for September, 2010

Chocolate Fashion Show

September 2nd, 2010 by Rosa

The new film Kings of Pastry looks amazing – it documents an intense pastry competition, complete with gorgeous chocolate and sugar sculptures.

Chocolate Fashion Show from Pennebaker Hegedus Films on Vimeo.

There’s also an associated chocolate fashion show that looks chic and tasty. I also love that they used real women as models. Because real women eat chocolate! Check it out above!

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Ritter Sport Ciocco-Duo

September 1st, 2010 by Rosa

Here’s another Ritter Sport bar that I picked up in Europe: the Ciocco-Duo. Aka chocolate duo (my personal guessed-at translation, thank you very much).

The wrapper also claims, “delizioso cioccolato al latte extra e squisito cioccolato bianco.”

My guess at that translation? Delicious extra milk chocolate and exquisite white chocolate. But that’s just a guess. Probably close enough?

The bar was beautiful – 16 two-toned squares of a logo-stamped white chocolate top on a milk chocolate base. When I first opened it, the chocolate had an okay snap. Then a heat wave hit, and it softened some but managed to retain its shape.

The white chocolate portion had a creamy, thick melt. It tasted lightly floral with strong vanilla flavors. It was a tasty white chocolate, reminiscent of a nice vanilla frosting.

The milk chocolate base had a similarly thick and creamy melt. It tasted of caramel and cocoa with a light sweetness and some coffee notes to the finish.

I found this bar to be a well-made, tasty, and attractive addition to the Ritter Sport line-up. There’s nothing exotic about it, but it’s well-made and well-flavored. An OM.

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