Tuesday, August 10, 2010

ChocolateBet: August 10, 2010

Chocolate of the Day:
2 truffles
The Xocolate Bar
Pomegranate Truffles
Good - Good +
Weight: .8 oz. (22.6 g.) (estimate) 2 truffles
Calories: 124 calories (estimate)
Cost: $3.50 for 2 truffles
Purchased from: The Xocolate Bar, in Berkeley, CA

White chocolate shells -- with a red pattern across the top, these Pomegranate Truffles from the Xocolate Bar had a dark chocolate ganache. The milder and sweeter white chocolate coating helped balance out the darker, tangy filling.

Today was Day #1 of Chocolate and Pomegranate Theme Week. The challenge will be to find seven chocolate and pomegranate items, that I haven't eaten before. Pomegranate items are relatively uncommon (and the fruit is currently out of season here -- silly me). So, I may have to do some serious hunting.

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