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Chocolate Week, 12-18 Oct 2009

Chocolate Week is with us again, with events around the UK and the UK's first fine chocolate exhibition - Chocolate Unwrapped. Find out all about Seventypercent's events during the week and follow our bloggers coverage of th...
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Chocolate and cheese matching with La Cave à Fromage

At first seemingly odd bedfellows, the range of possible combinations and flavours from fine cheese and chocolate make for fascinating, at times challenging, but often sublime results. In this joint event with London cheese sho...
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Growing county chocolate – Santander, Colombia

This month’s featured chocolate made in a growing country is Santander of Colombia, a lesser known cacao origin, but one with some great beans. Following a recent visit to Santander’s beautiful highland experimental caca...
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Valrhona – Le Noir 68%

Is this an attempt by Valrhona to move towards a more “mass-market” product? Certainly the way it’s being distributed and described makes one wonder. Unfortunately, the taste makes one wonder too: this is a ch...
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Amano – Jembrana Milk

Having achieved spectacular success in mild milk chocolates with the Ocumare, Amano this time stumbles equally spectacularly with a chocolate that just never gets going. With a taste that hovers barely on the edge of perceptibi...
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Amano – Ocumare Milk

Possibly the ultimate chocolate for lovers of mild milk chocolates. A bar with amazing complexities, although it must be said, all variations on a sweet theme. It’s perhaps too bad that Amano chose such a mild formulation...
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