While traditionally Limoncello is an Italian Liquor native to the Southern Regions of Italy delicious all on its own, we couldn’t help but think that the syrupy, citrus elixir would make an excellent match with dark chocolate.
Since there is no Organic Limoncello readily available (if at all) we discovered that a variation on Limoncello could […]

By |November 2nd, 2019|Chocolate Making|0 Comments

Chocolate Baco Noir Sauce

My love affair with Baco Noir began back in the 90’s. I was waiting on tables in various casual and formal dining spots in downtown Toronto and the west end. The Gipsy Kings emanated out of every speaker within ear shot and Abba seemed poised to make an unfortunate come back.
My occupation afforded me […]

By |September 15th, 2019|Chocolate Making|0 Comments

Fairtrade Easter Chocolates

Easter Chocolates for most Canadians immediately summon child hood visions of Chocolate Easter Bunnies, Decorated Eggs and springs first ride on your bicycle.
Its hard to imagine the connection to kids half a world away who experience a relative amount of happiness based on our chocolate purchasing decisions. And yet over the last 20 years in […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Delight Chocolate|0 Comments

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Sometimes the simple things in life are best. Sometimes so simple as to confound convention.

Take our humble Flourless Chocolate Cake for instance. Within the current vernacular the title would suggest a multitude of glutenous alternatives. While for sure there might be many a worthy ally in this chocolaty layered pursuit, there are only four simple […]

By |October 26th, 2018|Chocolate Making|0 Comments

White Chocolate

White Chocolate Chocolates

While there maybe be some debate among critics and academics as to whether or not White Chocolate is in fact a Chocolate at all, one thing there is no debate about is its popularity.

In fact for many years we overlooked white chocolate. We used it mainly as a way to decorate our […]

By |October 16th, 2018|Chocolate Making|0 Comments

Pumpkin Cakes with Maple Butter Cream

Pumpkin Cakes with Maple Butter Cream

Fall in Toronto means its time to be inundated with everything Pumpkin Flavoured from lattes to beer.

Like most flavoured food and drinks it is a lot easier to approximate a taste trough a combination of real and or artificial flavours. And the results are often pretty close to the real […]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Chocolate Making|0 Comments

Raspberry Pate de Fruit

Using our housemade jam, with fruit sourced from local sustainable farms, we candy these jellies over low heat for a long period to concentrate their intense flavours.

By |September 7th, 2018|Chocolate Making|0 Comments

Drunken Cherries In Cab Franc

Drunken Cherries in Cab Franc

Drunken Cherries in Cab Franc is possibly one of our more bitter sweet ice cream creations. Cherry Ice Cream was never a flavour that I was that found of to say the least. But everyone seemed to be interested in a cherry ice cream flavour. So I challenged myself to come […]

By |July 17th, 2018|Chocolate Making|0 Comments

Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
I garden mint. Most gardeners I know laugh when I tell them that I garden mint. That is because they think mint is weed. I then wondered what the definition of a weed was. I always thought of a weed as a plant that was an uninvited guest, like an […]

By |June 6th, 2018|Chocolate Making|0 Comments

Mother’s Day Orange Blossom Chocolate

Probably one of the best parts of being a chocolatier is the creative process. How do you attach flavour to an idea or a concept?

Some idea’s are easier than others and Mother’s Day for us is a natural. Floral Fragrances, especially of the citrus variety, to us, say spring and with that Mothers Day. The […]

By |May 10th, 2018|Chocolate Making|0 Comments