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Calling All Dog-Lovers!

La Belle Chocolat invites you to a Chocolate Fundraiser for the dogs! Saturday, February 8, 2020  3:00 – 6:00pm Monday, February 10, 2020  3:00 – 7:00pm We will be hosting a Chocolate Bark tasting. Samples will be provided for several flavors of Chocolate Bark including “Sally’s Fav” and the new … Read More

Republica del Cacao

This new chocolate for chefs and confectioners has a great story! The cocoa beans and all the other ingredients are from Latin America and the manufacturing is done in Ecuador…one of the only chocolates which is made at the source! This company has received technical assistance from the Valrhona Chocolate … Read More

CHOCOLATE DOMINO COOKIES

CHOCOLATE DOMINO COOKIES 1 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 3/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 TBSP plus 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup white chocolate chips TIME SAVER: Simply … Read More

EUROPEAN DRINKING CHOCOLATE (aka HOT CHOCOLATE)

HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPE This simple but decadent recipe uses a combination of cocoa powder and dark chocolate to create a rich chocolate flavor. INGREDIENTS Serves 6 4 cups whole milk 1 cup GUANAJA 70% dark chocolate 1 TBSP VALRHONA COCOA POWDER INSTRUCTIONS Bring the milk to a boil. Pour the … Read More

Warm Chocolate Cake Recipe

Chocolate Girl’s Favorite! There are many recipes for the warm (sometimes known as molten) chocolate cake —  the one where your cake is served warm and, if cooked perfectly, the center will be slightly under-baked and similar to chocolate sauce …or lava! This version is one of the easiest  and will guarantee … Read More

Peter’s Broc Milk Chocolate 10 lb block

In 1875, after eight years of experimentation and refinement, Daniel Peter of Vevey, Switzerland gave the world its first taste of milk chocolate. The challenge – to create a chocolate of fine velvety smoothness that wouldn’t spoil – was overcome when Peter perfected the method for dehydrating milk and combining … Read More

People Who Eat More Chocolate Are Less Stressed, According to Science

The first human trials favor dark chocolate consumption for more than just stress. This isn’t the first time we’re hearing that eating dark chocolate has some healthy perks, but this is the first time the effects of dark chocolate have been tested on people—and we like what researchers discovered. Recent … Read More

The Best Way to Melt Chocolate

Until recently,  melting chocolate was done in a “bain-marie” – a French term for a double boiler…where you use a bowl or smaller pan which is placed inside a larger pan which has a couple inches of water in it. You  bring the water to a simmer and let the … Read More

Meso Cacao

Lake Yojoa is a beautiful place in Honduras where some great coffee is grown also. Tasting notes:   the taste develops slowly–bright fruitiness with a hint of acidity on the tongue. Then the fruitiness becomes quite intense and stays right in the middle of your mouth, a little forward on the … Read More

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