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Askanya Haitian Chocolate Review

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Askanya three chocolate bars Askanya single-origin bars from Haiti – (L to R) Paradis Milk Chocolate, Minuit Dark Chocolate and Wanga Neges Milk Chocolate

I know some of you have done it too – chosen an obscure and completely unfamiliar bottle of wine only for its label.  This happens to me sometimes, as if some subconscious emotional response is triggered – “if they are clever enough to dazzle me with their art, they may be smart enough to make good wine.”  And so it was when Les Chocolateries Askayna sent me some samples of their milk and dark chocolate bars.  I get a decent number of chocolate samples sent to me throughout the year and while I eventually taste them all, I don’t have the time to do a proper thoughtful tasting and review of everything.

But the label art on Askanya’s bars moved me with its striking, intricate patterns which are apparently inspired by the local flora and fauna of Haiti.  Besides, this is…

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Posted by on 14 February 2016 in Learning about chocolate

 

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Warm, steamy weekends.

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Weekend plan: stay in and curl up with warm, steamy mugs of Mexican Style Hot Chocolate made with Taza Chocolate
Our Chocolate Mexicano discs are stone ground in our traditional Oaxacan stone mills. We use this traditional, minimal process to create 8 unique flavors bursting with bright flavor and bold texture. And holy marshmallows, do they make seriously delicious Mexican Style Hot Chocolate.
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Available in our shop Belgium, Kortrijk.
 

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Du cacao fin à Madagascar “Menakao”.

 

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Geert has a reputation for experimentation, using different chocolate from makers from around the world in different combinations in his ganaches. (Martin Christy)

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There is a need to indentify this wonderfull chocolate not only true the chocolate bars but also by using there couverture as chocolatier and patissier. There work is remarkable in this overproduced chocolate world and I’m honored to have friends, directly involved in the production of the best chocolate.
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