Tuesday, November 16, 2010

ChocolateBet: November 16, 2010

Chocolate of the Day:
2 pieces
Chocolate Momotombo (Nicaragua)
Banana Whiskey Chocolates
Very Good +
Weight: 1.4 oz. (40 g.) / 6.36 oz. (180 g.) total 9-piece box
Calories: 196 calories (estimate)
Cost: $15.00 total box for 9 pieces
Purchased from: Chocolate Momotombo booth at Luxury Chocolate Salon, held at Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

These unique, refrigerated chocolate balls (individually wrapped in gold paper) were infused with bananas and a hint of whiskey. The almost chewy texture would also make these chocolates a delicious accompaniment to fresh banana ice cream or other related dessert.  I hope that Chocolate Momotombo founder, Carlos Mann, finds a U.S. distributor soon, so more people can enjoy these.

Note: the chocolates pictured above in the open, nine-piece box are a combination of Banana Whiskey Chocolates and Mani (peanut) chocolates rolled in sesame seeds.

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