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Craft Chocolate Review Roasting Masters 70% Front of Bar Packaging

*Roasting Masters Esmeraldas 70%

Bar: Esmeraldas 70% Maker: The Roasting Masters (Seoul, South Korea) Price: $7.50/35g (Direct From Maker) Munch Factor: 3/10 Ingredients: Cocoa beans, cane sugar, soy lecithin (0.5%). Appearance: first thing that catches your eye is the teal & pink squares that make up the bulk of the art deco-like packaging, then the shiny gold name, and finally …

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Hocada Coco South Korea Ecuador Chocolate pine nuts front of bar

*Hocada Coco Ecuador with Pine Nuts

Bar: Ecuador with Pine Nuts Maker: Hocada Coco (Hongcheon, South Korea) Price: $GIFT (Direct From Maker) Overall Rating: 6.5/10 Munch Factor: 7/10 Ingredients: Cacao Beans, Sugar, Pine Nuts. Appearance: a very dark brown traditionally-molded bar of, I’d guess, about 28g. It’s cute, and well-tempered. Aroma: very nutty on the nose, and if I didn’t know any better, …

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​Seoul Salon du Chocolat 2017

When was the last time you connected Korea and chocolate in the same complete thought? Just now, reading that sentence? Good, you’re properly prepared for Seoul’s Salon du Chocolat. Wandering Hall D The salon is a hectic place. It can be a very pleasant experience, though like most things in Korea, it was not quite what …

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