August 28, 2013
You have your spinny fan hat on high blast, your feet dunked into your neighbour’s pool (God bless the Smiths), and your kids squirting their water guns at you on cue. Sometimes it can be a challenge to stay cool during the sizzling hours of the summer day. With that being said, along with the amazing spinny fan hat invention (genius!), there are many delicious ways to stay cool with our list of Summer Chocolate Trends for 2013.
According to a recent survey conducted by the International Ice Cream Association, companies reported that along with Vanilla, Chocolate Chip Mint and Cookies and Cream are most popular flavors for 2013. Other chocolaty trends for ice-cream include the addition of truffles, dark chocolate, sweet and salty combos, chocolate desserts within ice cream, and flavored enhanced chocolate additions! Ice-cream companies are also adding alcohol (or alcohol “flavored” ingredients) to their ice-cream making for some tempting options such as Cabernet-swirled dark chocolate gelato.
More here: http://www.chocolatetales.ca/b…..ends-2013/