Saturday, November 6, 2010

ChocolateBet: November 6, 2010

Chocolate of the Day:
3 small slices
Hotel Chocolat Ltd.
Yule Log - Dark and Fruity
Very Good
Weight:  2 oz. (56.6 g.)/ 5.3 oz. (150 g.) total yule log/package
Calories: 300 calories (estimate)
Cost: $N/A - evaluation samples
Purchased from: N/A - from Hotel Chocolat, based in London, England

Today was Day #1 of Chocolate and Cherry Theme Week.*

The cherries, in this case, were bits of morello cherries embedded (along with pieces of orange and cranberry) in a gianduja praline chocolate Yule Log. Phew, that was a mouthful -- but a tasty one.  Judicious carving of this chocolate yule log should yield enough slices for a medium-sized family.

*Note: This is the third Chocolate and Cherries Theme Week we've run on Chocolate Banquet, and the second one this year -- proof that there are a lot of interesting cherry-related possibilities out there in chocolate-land.
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