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Valrhona – Palmira 2006 – review – Hans-Peter Rot

In Palmira, Valrhona has found a beautiful color of light brown and orange, and without any surface flaws, the bar simply looks superb all over. The aroma is also quite excellent and not nearly as abrasive as the two previous v...
by Hans-Peter Rot
 

 
 
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Chocolate Mousse for Two

Recently on the forum, there has been a lot of discussion centered on a simple yet decadent dessert we all know and love: chocolate mousse. It all started when a forum member posted his recipe and then requested that everyone e...
by Hans-Peter Rot
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Chocolate that tastes as good as it looks

That’s the slogan Kshocolat uses to headline the browser window whenever you access their ultra sleek and polished website. With a minimalist layout, glossy appearance, and handsome pictures of their products, without eve...
by Hans-Peter Rot
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Slitti – Super Novanta Amazzonia – review – Hans-Peter Rot

Slitti’s bars almost have an artificial or plastic-like appearance, perfectly molded with hardly any defects, deep saturated color, and a luminosity that resembles polished glass. And Amazzonia is no exception, shining v...
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Dagoba – Prima Materia – review – Hans-Peter Rot

At a whopping 100%, Dagoba has finally produced a genuinely attractive bar. The sheen on this one is adequate, and no manufacture flaws are present, although the bar as a whole retains a distinct rugged look that could be expla...
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Kshocolat – 72% Single Estate – review – Hans-Peter Rot

In the wrapper sits a bar molded with apparently Valrhona in mind since the scoring and mold are identical in form. Sheen is also immaculate like a Valrhona bar, but where this bar diverges is an awkward and haphazard molding j...
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