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An evening with Maricel Presilla

A Chocolate Week special tasting with Maricel Presilla, author of ‘The New Taste of Chocolate’ and Award-winning Cuban-American chef.

Martin Christy ready to taste a 70% chocolate bar

The passion behind Seventy%

Martin Christy, Sevent%’s editor and founder, is one of the world’s leading bean-to-bar chocolate experts. Ten years ago Martin founded the one of the first websites to specialise in fine chocolate. Now he tells the story of how and why to Susana Cárdenas Overstall.

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William Curley vs your local sweet shop – Bounty bar smackdown

William has come over all Curley Wurley – he’s on a mission to recreate the contents of your childhood sweet shop memories.

First there was the ‘jaffa cake’, now comes his own version of a sweet shop classic, a Bounty bar.

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Damian Allsop ‘The Pure Collection’

A new ‘pure’ collection from master of the water-based ganache – London chocolatier Damian Allsop.

Featuring only country and plantation origin chocolate from Valrhona, taking chocolate appreciation to another level.


Latest reviews

  1. The Chocolate Tree – Madagascar Raw 70% Alex Rast, 15 Jun 2013
  2. The Chocolate Tree – Ecuador 82% Alex Rast, 14 Dec 2012
  3. Friis-Holm – Chuno Double Turned Alex Rast, 3 Dec 2012
  4. Friis-Holm – Chuno Triple Turned Alex Rast, 18 Nov 2012
  5. Chapon – Chuao Alex Rast, 18 Nov 2012

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Seventy% 10th Anniversary Party!

Celebrating 10 years of Seventy%, our photo feature from the first night of Chocolate Week 2011, when the great and the good of the fine chocolate world gathered to celebrate our anniversary.
by Susana Cárdenas Overstall
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Bojesen – Oialla

Another attempt at wild cocoa similar to Felchlin’s ground-breaking Cru Sauvage, from what we must assume are similar origins. However, Bojesen leaves no doubt he is aiming at a higher standard still, which, given the sup...
by Alex Rast
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Friis Holm – Indio Rojo 70

Chocolate made by Bonnat for Friis Holm, using Indio Rojo cacao from the Xoco Gourmet project in Honduras.
by Stuart Robson
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Martin Christy ready to taste a 70% chocolate bar

The passion behind Seventy%

Martin Christy, Sevent%’s editor and founder, is one of the world’s leading bean-to-bar chocolate experts. Ten years ago Martin founded the one of the first websites to specialise in fine chocolate. Now he tells the story o...
by Susana Cárdenas Overstall
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Fresco – 217 (Chuao 70%)

Fresco makes small batches of dark chocolate, changing the formula between bars (the roast and conche levels are marked on the package).
by George Gensler
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