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The Craft Chocolate Experience

The Craft Chocolate Experience is happening in San Francisco next weekend, March 06, 07, 08!http://craftchocolateexperience.com/If you enjoy chocolate, this exhibition is a chance to take a deep dive into the culture, the flavors, the adventures, the artistry, and social justice movement behind craf
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Winter Collection 2019

This season's bonbon collection is inspired by my journey to Ecuador and, of course, our winter celebrations. Let's explore with chocolate.BonbonsTwo flavors for the season - Manabi Cassis Truffle, and Winter Spice Truffle.The Manabi cassis truffle is made with cocoa from that province in Ecuador; p
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New Products and a Few Announcements

I have some new products to share and two exciting announcements!NEW LOCATIONI can now be found at the Town Square Tuesdays Farmers Market in Noe Valley! I will be there Tuesdays, 3pm - 7pm, from November 19th to December 17th. You can now pick up any orders in person at the farmer’s market!Far
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Pâte de Fruit, what is it? Get some!

pictured: local raspberries, Spanish Monstrell, Allspice liqueurSo what is pâte de fruit? It is an old school French method of preserving fruit, much like jam. So why do I like it?  Well, as life goes, version 2.0 of pâte de fruit is pretty fun.  Chocolatiers and patissiers have
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Ecuador, I am going to Ecuador.

It is quite exciting. This expedition is organized by two amazing women that I met at Northwest Chocolate Festival in November 2017. Jenny and Jody of Chocolates Conexion based in Quito and New York. They make couverture grade chocolate in Ecuador for people like me to share with people like
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Chocolate is entwined with humanity

Why confections and chocolate?They are far more than candy. Chocolate is entwined with humanity, our celebrations and our struggles. Chocolate represents luxury and our fragile planet. It is sensuous and it is fun. Chocolate is Theobroma cacao, the Gift of the Gods. Explore chocolate with
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