Caracas - Milk Chocolate Bar with Almonds, Hazelnuts and Pistachios
Weight: 2.625 oz. (75 g.) / 3.5 oz. (100 g.) total bar
Calories: 393 calories (estimate)
Cost: $5.99 total bar
Purchased from: Piazzas Fine Foods, Palo Alto, CA
Today's "Caracas" milk chocolate (41% cacao) bar (from Chuao Chocolatier based in Carlsbad, CA) was filled with whole roasted almonds, hazelnuts and pistachios. A base of rich, smooth, deep milk chocolate complemented crunchy bites of nuts.
Previously, I tried the Chuao dark chocolate (60% cacao) version of the Caracas bar. I've found 40-60% cacao is a good range for certain nut, bacon, and savory flavored bars.
Today was Day #9 of Chocolate and Almonds Theme Week; and Day #5 of Chocolate and Hazelnut Theme Week.