Fearless Chocolate – Dark as Midnight and Matcha Green Tea Peppermynt

I got an assortment of free sample bars from Fearless Chocolate Co., a bean-to-bar chocolate maker. They’re about as health food faddy as it gets. Their chocolate is raw, organic, kosher, gluten/soy/dairy-free, and stocked with superfoods. These Fearless bars are my first foray into raw chocolate. Should be interesting! I love the rustic cardboard look […]

Guest Post: Japanese Tiramisu Chocolates

I’m currently at the Society for Neuroscience conference in New Orleans, so I’m turning things over to some globe-trotting friends this week. Cameron and Meredith are former roommates of mine (we did lots of chocolate truffle tastings together), and they’re writing about some treats they bought on a recent trip through Japan. ~Rosa Hello folks! […]

Charles Chocolates Teance – The Tea Collection

Charles Chocolates’s Teance Tea Collection, another free sample that I received, was absolutely gorgeous – little square tiles of slate grey adorned with traditional Chinese calligraphy. I have no idea how they did it, but I love the look. I also wish I knew more of the characters; second from the right is “cha” or […]

Scharffen Berger Chocolate Adventure Contest

From alert reader Lauren, a tip-0ff about a Scharffen Berger/TuttiFoodie.com Chocolate Adventure Recipe Contest. The twist? Recipes must feature an adventurous ingredient, such as basil, jicama, mango, matcha, etc. To give you an idea of what they’re looking for, last year’s winner was a recipe for “Scharffen Berger Wasabi Pom Poms,” a combination of chocolate, […]

Meiji Chocolate Tasting, part II

Part II of II of the Meiji Chocolate tasting (courtesy of my worldly friend Michael) that started on Monday. Today, we shall begin with the somewhat incongruously named Black Chocolate. Why incongruous, you ask? Because for a bar that’s named BLACK in giant letters, this one isn’t very dark in taste or appearance, though it […]