Top Nations with Best Chocolates

No matter where you grew up, I can guarantee that in a ‘who makes the best chocolate’ debate you will defend your country’s confectionery with tooth and nail (especially tooth). Maybe it’s got something to do with nostalgia – after-school memories of snapping off a piece of chocolate, placing it on your tongue and seeing…

Dulce de Leche Coffee Truffles

Ingredients 28 oz. dulce de leche For the ganache 10 oz. heavy cream 1.5 oz. coffee beans, coarsely ground Milk, as needed 2 oz. glucose syrup 15 oz. milk chocolate, unmelted, tempered, chopped 2 oz. Irish Cream liqueur For finishing the chocolates Milk chocolate hollow truffle shells* Milk chocolate, untempered or tempered (see instructions), for…

CHOCOLATES

  Any true chocolate connoisseur can tell you that this delectable “food of the gods” is good for your mind and your spirit. Researchers—nutritionists, food scientists, nurses and cardiologists—have also demonstrated scientifically that chocolate is good for your body. Knowledge of chocolate’s benefits is not new. The ancient Aztecs discovered a “divine drink, which builds…