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Ggirl Bldr replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate
"The halavah with chocolate sounds great!"
Mar 9
Ggirl Bldr replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate
"I never thought I would like any of the more savory herbs with chocolate, but I tried a sage truffle and a basil truffle that were both delicious. The basil with white ganache you mention sounds intriguing!"
Feb 25
Ggirl Bldr replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate
"Definitely! I was very surprised at how good it was. :)"
Feb 25
Ggirl Bldr replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate
"Well, I just found out that it's actually wood infused, but it's still very interesting. One bar was made with Palo Santo wood-it's smoked, and the chocolate absorbs the flavor. The other chocolate I tried from that company was made…"
Feb 25
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Cocanu Chocolate Review

Cocanu Chocolate ReviewSebastian Cisneros, the founder of Cocanu.Just the other day, I got involved in a lively discussion on a forum about the strangest chocolate combinations we have ever tried. I have to say that there are some strange unions out there, and I have tried quite a few of them --mushrooms, olives, bacon, curry, figs, Pop Rocks and peppercorns, to name a few -- some surprisingly delicious…See More
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Ggirl Bldr replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate
"That one was interesting. I liked it, but it's a strange one, for sure. "
Jan 25
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Ggirl Bldr replied to Russ Apotheker's discussion Chocolate sticking to molds
"Temperature can definitely be a factor, but so can humidity. Hot, humid days make molding chocolate difficult. It could be that the molds aren't cold enough, though. If necessary, put them briefly in a temperature-controlled refrigerator to…"
Jan 25
Ggirl Bldr replied to Clay Gordon's discussion Weird Flavors and Inclusions in Chocolate
"Oo I like this topic! I have tried some strange combinations in chocolate bars before like potato chip, coconut curry and white chocolate olive, but I JUST stumbled upon Cocanu chocolates. Several of the bars have wood in them, and they are…"
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"Thank you so much, Brian.  Oh wow. That bar is AMAZING! It is my favorite by far, and I have to admit, I'm a little bit obsessed. The nibs are what make the bar exceptional, though the chocolate itself is outstanding.  :)"
Jan 22
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"Hi Ggirl, I'm the guy that does the beans for the Good and Evil bar here in Peru.  I'm thrilled that you loved it. Your entry rang true -- I can't count how many times I've had to yell at the Lady down here for cleaning out…"
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Dark, Milk
Most memorable chocolate experience:
I went to France and stumbled upon LeNotre. I bought a small bag of assorted chocolates that were unforgettable. I still have dreams about those chocolates.
My favorite chocolate is:
Good & Evil Bar

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Cocanu Chocolate Review

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 2:21pm 0 Comments

Cocanu Chocolate Review

Sebastian Cisneros, the founder of…
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The Good & Evil Bar Review

Posted on January 4, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

The Good Evil Bar Review

It arrived! The Good Evil bar landed on my doorstep early in the week, and the true chocoholic in me emerged. Like any typical junkie, I had to make excuses and skirt the issue when the Man confronted me after he discovered that there were only two squares of chocolate left for the review. Someone had to sample it beforehand, no? Hey, he's lucky he…
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At 12:24pm on January 22, 2014, brian horsley said…

Hi Ggirl, I'm the guy that does the beans for the Good and Evil bar here in Peru.  I'm thrilled that you loved it. Your entry rang true -- I can't count how many times I've had to yell at the Lady down here for cleaning out my chocolate / nibs stash ....... that I need for business!  I'll book mark your blog, keep up the great writing.

saludos, brian

 
 
 

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