Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate filled with Speculoos Cookie Spread

It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! After year (okay, really just months) of searching and asking every time I went into my local Trader Joe’s, after I completely gave up on ever finding one because a Trader Joe’s cashier told me that they were no longer orderable, I GOT TO EAT A SPECULOOS CHOCOLATE […]

Another Dominique Ansel confection

Via Serious Eats, Domonique Ansel’s latest confection creation is a Gingerbread Pinecone filled with speculoos mousse and covered in chocolate. There are few things more delicious than speculoos and chocolate, as Trader Joe’s has taught me. Photo from Dominique Ansel’s website because I live too dang far away to get my paws on one for myself. […]

Belgian Sweet Treats

Serious Eats has a nice round-up of chocolate and nut treats that can be found in Brussels. I want speculoos almonds! I know that Neuhaus has US outposts in NYC, so not all of those sweets are out of reach if you can’t get all the way to Belgium.

Leonides Les Truffes

Today I’m reviewing more European treats that were gifts from my friend Neil, this 9-piece box of Leonides Les Truffes. There were 6 kinds of truffle in the box: Classique, Noire, Cafe-Caramel, Champagne, Noisette Croquante, and Speculoos. They got a little smooshed in transit, so a few had cracked shells, but they all tasted fine! All of the […]