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Chocolate discovery for hounds

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hungry_pangolin Jul 30, 2008 08:21 AM

I begin by saying that I'm not fond of sweets or chocolate. I was at the Riverdale Farm organic market a couple of weeks ago, and stopped by a kiosk to buy some chocolate for a friend. The kiosk belongs to ChocoSol Horizontal Traders and Chocolatiers (but they don't have a sign up, so you have to look for the hippies with the chocolate). I tried a couple of samples, and decided on tejate, a traditional recipe from Oaxaca. My God! I'm now quite addicted. I would describe the tejate as slightly bitter, slightly salty(?!?), but more complex than just that. I now have a piece or two with my coffee every morning.

www.chocosoltraders.com

4th Floor - Cacao Loft
6 St Joseph St
Toronto

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    capetowngirlie Jul 30, 2008 08:30 AM

    Thanks for your post HG, I'll be checking it out and soon!!!

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      stapler Jul 31, 2008 05:27 AM

      That's a good tip, thanks!

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        LovesToEat Jul 31, 2008 06:40 AM

        I'll stop by tomorrow since I'll be in the area. What's the price range for their chocolates???

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          hungry_pangolin Jul 31, 2008 08:23 AM

          Not cheap, but not outrageous. A rondelle about 1/2" deep and 3" across, eight segments, is $5.

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