Lindt Extra fine dark chocolate infused with red chili

February 2, 2014 / 0 comments

As written elsewhere, we’ve yet to be disappointed with any of the fine chocolates from Lindt. (However, we are extremely curious as to what constitutes ‘fine dark chocolate’ and what is ‘extra fine dark chocolate.’)

Lindt Fine dark chocolate with Strawberry pieces

February 2, 2014 / 0 comments

We have never been disappointed with anything from Lindt. Like the bar we tried with chili pepper, the consistency is phenomenal. Sure, this doesn’t have any chili whatsoever, but we like Lindt so we wanted to try it anyway…

Safeway Select Dark Chocolate with Lemon & Pepper

March 24, 2011 / 0 comments

We’ve noticed lately hints of trends: supermarkets venturing into house branding their own chocolates; and more adventurous mixing of fruits and spices into chocolates (read: line extensions to take up more shelf space).

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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Lindt Chili Dark

May 15, 2009 / 0 comments

This chocolate is a tantalizing conundrum. If we look at this from the chocolate point of view, then this dark Swiss chocolate is what one would hope to have for a mass-market gourmet chocolate: it’s silky smooth, with a tantalizing mouthfeel. It’s dark – not sure exactly how dark since no cocoa percentages are on…

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Trader Joe’s swiss 71% dark chocolate

June 15, 2008 / 0 comments

Like Costco, Trader Joe’s is a supplier of all good things, in our view. So how could you go wrong with a 71% cocao dark chocolate bar from them? Especially when it’s made in Switzerland, with fairly traded cocao beans? Well, the answer is you can’t. This a good, solid, smooth bar with a great…

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Frey Chocolate Citron & Poivre (lemon & pepper)

March 28, 2008 / 4 comments

Wow – once in a while you try a chocolate that really makes you stop and think about what you’re trying. This is one of them – what a delicious combination of dark swiss chocolate (55%), lemon powder and black pepper. Made by Frey Chocolate, a Swiss chocolatier recently (2006?) introduced their chocolate into the…

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