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Ruby Chocolate: The 4th Type Of Chocolate?
On September 5th at a private event in Shanghai, the Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut presented what was gloriously appointed as ‘the 4th type of chocolate’. Chocolate experts from all over the world flew to China to assist to the revolution. It sounded like a big deal: after 80 years from the invention of white chocolate, the R&D department of the company managed to develop another kind of chocolate. Next to dark, milk and white, there is now a pink chocolate called Ruby.
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Categories: Truffles, Chocolate, Artisan Chocolate | Tags: Ruby chocolate , truffles , artisan chocolate
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What Makes ‘Real’ Chocolate Better

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What Makes ‘Real’ Chocolate Better
There is a good reason why you find most chocolate bars in the ‘Candy’ aisle in most store. That is because they are not actually ‘real’ chocolate. A package labelled as a 65 percent bar of chocolate may contain some actual cacao and taste like chocolate, but that is where the similarities between ‘real chocolate’ and ‘fast chocolate’ end.
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Categories: History of Chocolate , Truffles, Chocolate, Artisan Chocolate, Chocolate and Health | Tags: chocolate , artisan chocolate , real chocolate
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A Visitor Discovers Legacy Chocolates

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A Visitor Discovers Legacy Chocolates
I was making my way through the skyway system in St Paul from near Rice Park to Union Depot when something caught my eye. Well, it caught my nose first: a blend of freshly ground coffee beans and chocolate. It wasn't hard to find the source. Just to my left was Legacy Chocolates, a coffee and artisan chocolate shop located in the Pioneer-Endicott building. Drawn in by the wonderful aroma, I looked around, not knowing what to get. At the front the proprietors had set out some samples of their cho...
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Categories: Artisan Chocolate | Tags: chocolate , coffee , bark , truffles , testimonial
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Classic Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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Classic Chocolate Mousse Recipe
You'll love the light, airy texture that this chocolate mousse recipe delivers. In our version, we steer clear of superfluous flavorings like vanilla or fruit and instead let our homemade dark chocolate do the talking.
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Categories: Artisan Chocolate | Tags: recipe , mousse , downtown , homemade

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