Chili peppered chocolate… ice cream!

June 18, 2013 / 0 comments

It sounds so simple: Thick, creamy, semi-sweet chocolate ice cream. Add ancho and chipotle peppers. Touch of cinnamon. On paper, it looks easy. This sounds clich├ęd, I realize, but this may be, finally, some of the best chili chocolate ice cream from Philly I’ve tried so far. Yes, I’ve requested the shake makers at Max…

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Wild Ophelia New Orleans Chili

May 24, 2013 / 0 comments

One of our favorite chocolate makers, Katrina, of Vosges Haut-Chocolat fame, has another line of chocolates inspired by a cross-country trip across the U.S., and the inevitable attraction to local flavors that such a trip would impart: peaches, pecans, barbecue-flavored potato chips…

Vosges – Red Fire Bar

December 31, 2007 / 0 comments

Chocolate intended for Aztecs. Delicious. Dark chocolate with a slow-building ancho and chipotle chili undertone. Cinnamon nicely bridges the spice with the chocolate, and fills the gap on flavor between the burnt caramel chocolate and the crescendo of the chilies. 4 yr. old: “I don’t like it. It’s too spicy” (Note: she also feels candy…

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