Cocoa is grown around the world within a band between 20 degrees north and south of the equator. While many have heard of cocoa from Ghana or Ecuador…
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In August we planned a family trip to Far North Queensland, Australia. While most people visit this area for the Daintree Rainforest and the Great…
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Malo! This week, my focus has been on Koko Samoa, considered to be Samoa’s national drink. If I had realised that Samoa had a hot chocolate as their…
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G’day! I know, I know…it’s been a while. The good news though is that I am travelling again which means lots of new content! After being locked in…
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Hola, Yesterday was World Chocolate Day. Considering that everyday is World Chocolate Day, I don’t see the point. Interestingly, the writeup I’m sharing…
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Kaixo! Last week we were sipping around Biarritz on the French side of Basque Country. Today we are in San Sebastian, just over the border in Spain but…
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Bonjour! Oops, I’m back. I honestly didn’t think so much time had passed. How did that happen? I’ve been busy judging the World Chocolate Awards Asia…
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(Image @alamode_pie_cafe’s Wasabi hot chocolate) I follow hot chocolate festivals like others watch the stock market or the weather. The offerings are…
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It has been a bit of a crazy few weeks. The whole family got COVID. While that didn't slow down my intake of hot chocolate, it slowed down my ability to…
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Buongiorno! This week I’m still reliving my trip to Turin (click here to read part 1 and part 2). Turin isn’t just famous for its chocolate, it is also…
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Buongiorno! This week we are still in Turin (click here to read part 1), sipping our way through delicious hot chocolates. This trip was part of a…
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A trip to beautiful Turin Italy to learn more about its rich chocolate history and, of course, its hot chocolates! Includes the regular list of hot…
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