The Melt Experience

Tasting chocolate for pleasure is a journey of discovery, a most enjoyable way to explore your own palate and preferences. No two people taste flavors or even experience textures in the same way; you will be amazed at the different responses you will find among a group of tasters. In the past when you’ve eaten […]

The Essential Chocolatier

What is essential in the life of a chocolatier?  More than you would imagine. Unlike most kitchens, the temperature of a chocolate kitchen must remain at 68 degrees and have low humidty. This ensures a  working environment to consistently get the best chocolate temper. Tempering is a method of heating and cooling chocolate in order […]

About Chocolate

Cocoa beans were an important part of ancient South American cultures. The Mayans created a ritual beverage made from the ground cocoa beans mixed with water, black pepper, vanilla and spices. The beverage was shared during betrothal and marriage ceremonies, providing one of the first links we know of between chocolate and romance. Cocoa beans […]