Tuesday, July 27, 2010

ChocolateBet: July 27, 2010

Chocolate of the Day:

2 squares
Dolfin Chocolat
Noir Gingembre (Dark Ginger)
Good + - Very Good
Weight: .313 oz. (9 g.) in 2 squares/ 3.76 oz. (108 g.) total package of 24 small squares (2 each of 12 flavors)
Calories: 46 calories (estimate) in 2 small squares
Cost: $11.00 for total package of 24 squares
Purchased from: Cacao Drink Chocolate, Portland, OR

Somehow Dolfin was able to infuse a gingerbread taste into these little dark chocolate squares. And, since I love gingerbread, you'll get no argument from me on this Noir Gingembre combination.

Today was Day #2 of Chocolate and Spicy Roots Theme Week. Ginger is probably the most common spicy root mixed with chocolate. Ginger's strong flavor holds up nicely against almost any dark chocolate you can throw at it. However, sarsaparilla/sarsparilla, root beer, and other root-based flavors also mix surprisingly well with Theobroma Cacao (also known as the the food of the Gods).
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