Tag: Drinking Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Inspired by Dark Chocolate, Cardamom and Orange

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Last weekend I visited Alderbrook Resort and Spa which is situated right on the water near the south end of Hood Canal in Washington State. If you have never been to Western Washington State, we have an abundance of  beautiful green trees, waterways that are fun to explore by ferry, sailboat, motor boat, canoe and kayak and don’t forget the mountains that when they appear out of the clouds are simply gorgeous.

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#HotChocolateFest 2016 Vancouver BC

Last weekend we visited Vancouver BC for the last of their 4 week chocolate festival. It was a dark and rainy weekend which made for great weather to drink chocolate! This is the third year we’ve enjoyed this event and it’s clearly our favorite.

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Caldo Chocolate Drinking Chocolate Kit

Caldo Chocolate Drinking Chocolate Kit 3Caldo Chocolate is proud to announce the grand opening of our online store. The first item is our complete Drinking Chocolate Kit!

We have assembled the essentials and are offering a complete starter set for hot chocolate lovers to enjoy the world of premium drinking chocolate. Sit back and relax with a luxurious premium mug of the purest expression of our featured drinking chocolate, Taza Chocolate Mexicano Cacao Puro, made from only two ingredients; single origin Dominican cacao and organic cane sugar.

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Chocolatier Profile: Dandelion Chocolate from San Francisco

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S'mores with drinking chocolate (accompanied by shortbread cookie and marshmellos) at Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco, CA.

S’mores with drinking chocolate (accompanied by shortbread cookie and marshmellos) at Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco, CA.

On this site, we love highlighting the talent of artisan chocolatiers around North America. Bean to bar chocolate makers are becoming more and more popular, providing even more options to you, a discerning consumer. Dandelion Chocolate is no exception.

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Making the Perfect Mocha

Written by : Posted on October 31, 2015 : No Comments

Cafe MochaThere’s nothing quite like an expertly made mug of drinking chocolate, or a satisfying cup of coffee. So, you can imagine how sensational it must be when these two flavors come together in the perfect Mocha. As it turns out, there is a lot of skill that goes into making the perfect mocha. From choosing the best ingredients for the drinking chocolate, to complementing the chocolate with the right coffee, and of course getting the temperature and ratio just right. And yet, when you do achieve that perfect balance, it is immensely satisfying.

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Autumn Drinking Chocolate Pairings

Written by : Posted on October 24, 2015 : No Comments

01076b4bae393a55fae13034a0e358c14c479b1ad5Enjoying food and drink is an experience. It incorporates each and every one of your senses. From the ingredients you choose, to the presentation, and the pairings, every element comes together to enhance the culinary experience. The same goes for the indulgent enjoyment of drinking chocolate. The quality of the chocolate you have chosen, to your choice in dairy, and spices each and every mug of drinking chocolate offers a world of variety and individuality. Choosing to pair a drinking chocolate alongside a tasty treat allows for an even more unique experience! We love using seasonal flavors and ingredients to inspire our drinking chocolate pairings. Here are a few of our favorite recipes this fall!

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How to Find Quality Chocolate For Making Drinking Chocolate

Written by : Posted on October 17, 2015 : No Comments

When it comes to making drinking chocolate, the quality of your ingredients is crucial! And as you well know, the most important ingredient in your drinking chocolate recipe is the chocolate! Without delicious, well balanced chocolate your hard work isn’t going to have the same results. But do you know how to tell the quality chocolates apart from the flashy packaging? It can be tricky, but this article is here to help! Continue reading for tips on selecting quality chocolate every time.

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Recipe Roundup: Fall Inspired Drinking Chocolates

Written by : Posted on October 3, 2015 : No Comments

With the days getting shorter and the air getting crisper, it’s a time that many of us turn to a nice warm mug of drinking chocolate. Throughout the summer we have been highlighting ice cold drinking chocolate delicacies. But now it’s time to turn up the heat – both in flavor and temperature! Drinking chocolate is an incredibly versatile indulgence. There are so many ways to make a delicious mug of drinking chocolate all yours. For example, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, spices and flavorings, read on to get inspired by some fall drinking chocolate ideas!

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