October 16, 2009


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Written by: The Chef


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The Chef
I am the owner/chocolatier of Lillie Belle Farms Hand Made Chocolates in Oregon. I am in my 7th year of hand crafting chocolates and it is an all consuming passion.


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Spirits and chocolate matching at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Wednesday 14th October 2009

Spirits and chocolate matching at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Wednesday 14th October 2009 What a spectacularly unique, informative and fun event this proved to be! On arrival I was surprised for us to be seated around a boa...
by sallyjones

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Chocolate Week Day 3: Pacari at Melt

Another day, another train to and fro Manchester… But there was one further event I felt I couldn’t miss: Pacari chocolate at Melt. Pacari is an Ecuadorean producer who does it all: growing, processing, manufacture,...
by Alex Rast

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Bean To Bon Bon?

What was I thinking? I mean making micro-batch chocolate is a great experiment. I appreciate the nuances and the art of making a great chocolate. There are many venerable institutions who haveĀ  and will continue to make great ...
by The Chef


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Chocolate Week, Day 2

So after the first day of Chocolate Unwrapped I was thoroughly “chocolated” but still hadn’t really gone round the exhibitors yet. Thus Day 2 would be my time to focus on this. Some I already knew from past ex...
by Alex Rast

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In Southern Belize, Every Week Is Chocolate Week

Read about a small chocolate company that's making organic, Fair Trade bars right at the source! An update on the Cotton Tree Lodge factory in southern Belize.
by Cotton Tree Lodge



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