Guest Post: Toggenburger Kägi-Fret

Hey guys! We’ve got a couple more reviews from Neil this week. I actually got one of these bars at the Expo but haven’t tried mine yet. My most recent trip was to Switzerland, where I was very excited to pick up some chocolate treats to review for you all… and, yes, lord over those…

Guest Post: Katja Choco Beertjes

Unfortunately, I came down with a nasty cold/fever right after I got back from Sweets and Snacks, so I’m in no shape to delve into my new candy stash. Fortunately, Neil had written up the below guest post, so you still get a candy review today! ~Rosa Katja Choco Beertjes came into my life as…

Guest Post: Nestle Kit Kat Chunky Caramel Duo

Globe-trotting Neil (it’s so unfair how easy it is to travel between European countries!) has another across the pond review for you. ~Rosa As promised, I have some posts up my sleeve. While waiting for dinner to cook tonight, I thought I’d simultaneously have a snack and feel productive by writing this. I pulled out a Nestle Kit Kat…

Guest Post: Albert Heijn’s Zachte Frisse Vrunchten

Hey candy lovers! Today we’ve got another post on candy from the Netherlands, courtesy of Neil. ~Rosa Hoi hoi! I’ve been “hamstering” candy over the past few months, so I have a whole lot of posts in the queue. The first is grocery store brand Albert Heijn‘s Zachte Frisse Vruchten, or Soft Fresh/Bright Fruits. The…

Exclusive Chocolate Tasting Parties

Via my friend Neil, who saw it on MetaFilter, Clotilde of Chocolate and Zucchini has a write-up of what it’s like to be a member of the ultra exclusive Club des Croquers de Chocolat. They’re a bunch of French chocolate lovers that get together every other month for some serious chocolate tasting. There are only…

Balinese Chocolate Factory

Via my friend Neil, a prettily photographed NY Times T Magazine piece about a new chocolate factory in Bali. The neat twist? The factory is built almost entirely out of bamboo! The shots where you can see the building’s architecture makes me think of Noah’s ark. Now if only discarded cacao seed shells could be…