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Bob R
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  • Wilmington, DE
  • United States
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May 15
Bob R commented on Arcelia Gallardo's photo
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cacao of ecuador

"Wow - great pictures! I was in Ecuador last year in August - this brings back great memories!!"
May 13
Bob R liked Arcelia Gallardo's photo
May 13
Bill Verostek and Bob R are now friends
Oct 3, 2013
Bob R joined Clay Gordon's group
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Chocolate In India

Along with Australia and Hawaii, a very large number of ChocolateLife members are in India. ChocolateLife member Subhashini Rajasekaran asked me to put together this group as a place to gather and discuss.See More
Oct 3, 2013
Bob R replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate
"Coco Sala in Washington, D.C. sells chocolate covered bacon strips.  I thought my kids would love it but the combination was just too much to handle.  They love chocolate.  And they love bacon.  But not together!"
Oct 2, 2013
Bob R replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate
"I am going through the "Bean to Bar" program at Ecole Chocolat.  The program includes tastings to compare chocolate from different regions, cocoa percentage, etc. I've found a couple chocolate bars that had the taste of smoke -…"
Oct 2, 2013
Bob R replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate
"Very good points.  I was merely restating the company's marketing.  I will avoid that in the future without referencing peer-reviewed research. Note that I did say that the best was 70% bittersweet even though it also had some…"
Oct 2, 2013
Bob R and Steve are now friends
Oct 2, 2013
Bob R replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate
"I have tried camel's milk chocolate. Several years ago when the volcano in Iceland stopped air traffic in Europe I had to fly to India. I decided to stop in Dubai. On the way back home to the US I got stuck in Dubai for 24 hours (free hotel…"
Sep 2, 2013
Bob R liked Clay Gordon's blog post The Salon du Chocolat in NYC - The Chocolate Show
Aug 26, 2013
Bob R liked ChocoFiles's blog post Food & Wine's Best Chocolate in the U.S.
Aug 26, 2013
Bob R joined Clay Gordon's group
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Tastings, Travel, & Adventure

This group is for people interested in organizing tasting events and travel programs and adventures. Group members can cross-post events in the Events calendar and manage RSVP lists.
Aug 26, 2013
Bob R liked Clay Gordon's group Tastings, Travel, & Adventure
Aug 26, 2013
Bob R replied to Ramon Recalde's discussion The perfect paring: Chocolate with _____? in the group The Science of Chocolate
"Just one additional comment - if you have 75% or higher dark chocolate (which is usually healthier anyway), try it with port wine. Vintage port wine is very sweet so it compensates for the lack of sugar in bittersweet or even very bitter…"
Aug 25, 2013
Bob R joined Clay Gordon's group
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The Science of Chocolate

Are you interested in all the nitty gritty details of cacao and chocolate - genetics, geopolitics, agronomy, taxonomy, and the like? Then this is the group to join to take a deep dive into chocolate.
Aug 25, 2013

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Dark, Milk, White?
Dark
Most memorable chocolate experience:
Visiting chocolate factories and plantations in Ecuador with my wife, my family, my best friend and his family!
My favorite chocolate is:
Brunelli
Business Web Page (URL)
https://myvisita.com/

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