JCoCo cayenne veracruz orange

August 18, 2014 / 0 comments

What a pleasant surprise: a white chocolate with some heat – not overwhelming or overpowering – but just a little touch of chili pepper and cayenne. I’m not sure what surprised me the most: the smooth consistency

Theo Organic Spicy Chile Dark Chocolate

January 4, 2014 / 0 comments

We’ve had other chocolates from Theo, from their 3400 Phinney line. Nice initial mouthfeel, even with the slightest bit of grittiness at the outset, but it then melts quickly and smoothly. We expected more sweetness, but was pleasantly surprised at the sultry, darker bitterness that came through. The heat from chili and cayenne starts to…

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Chocolove Orange Peel in Dark Chocolate

June 5, 2009 / 0 comments

Compared to the Frey orange dark chocolate, the orange flavor is much more even and subtle, but the freeze-dried orange peel itself is distracting. The chocolate is nice – the Belgian dark chocolate is smoother, more buttery, than the swiss counterpart – but it’s just those damn peels that get in the way.

Frey Bouquet d’Oranges

June 5, 2009 / 0 comments

We’ve had Frey before – generally we’ve tried to find chocolates with pepper – but here we find some orange. We don’t like it so much. The orange powder tastes a bit crystallized, but we wonder if it’s intentional. We’re also wondered if this might be happen to be a bit stale. The chocolate part…

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Godiva 50% Dark Chocolate with Orange

January 3, 2009 / 0 comments

As soon as we tear the trademark gold foil open, we can smell the orange – yummy. What’s interesting about this one is the initial orange note is the high sweet orange, more aromatic, but then as the chocolate dissolves, you get the deeper, heartier orange flavor and mouthfeel within the chocolate. As you would…

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