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exotik1 Oct 25, 2008 09:37 PM

Hi, I am Looking for the highest quality hot chocolate or "drinking chocolate" in packages to be given as a gift. Preferably in a "milk chocolate" or french vanilla flavour. Any ideas as to brands or location in the GTA/online for that please?

Thank you :)

  1. Food Tourist Oct 25, 2008 09:39 PM

    Soma in the Distillery makes a few different packaged hot chocolate mixes. Not sure about vanilla but you could call to find out.

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      Food Tourist Oct 26, 2008 07:19 AM

      I recall that JS Bonbons makes her own dry mix and sells containers of it - I think the only location is at Dupont and Davenport.

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        TorontoJo Oct 26, 2008 06:20 PM

        JS Bonbons is closed.

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        Food Tourist Oct 26, 2008 05:56 PM

        I checked Soma today and the one that contains vanilla also contains two other spices, so there's nothing that's strictly vanilla-flavoured or strictly milk chocolate.

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        froglegs Oct 26, 2008 11:12 AM

        SOMA for sure! I was given a box/pkg set as a gift. The malted milk one is yummy. They are quite intense though, so beware.. I diluted mine with a bit of milk.

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          exotik1 Dec 10, 2008 06:55 PM

          Im thinking of the "malted milk" one from Soma, could you please provide more details on flavour,packaging...how much is it?

          Thank you :)

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          Sinfulia Oct 28, 2008 08:32 AM

          Not sure about quality (in fact, suspect not too great), but you can order personalized cocoa packets from many of the online wedding/baby shower favour places.

          http://www.weddingthings.com/product/...

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            missmouse Oct 29, 2008 02:57 PM

            I don't know if this is helpful or not but this is my favourite hot chocolate and you can buy it in packets....

            http://www.cocoacamino.com/en/prod_ho...

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              jayt90 Oct 29, 2008 03:39 PM

              There is a $15 gift package of camino at Costco.

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                exotik1 Oct 31, 2008 03:30 AM

                What about "Schokinag" brand? Ive heard this is very good quality.

            2. souschef Nov 2, 2008 04:08 AM

              Stubbe Chocolate should have have something.

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                exotik1 Dec 10, 2008 06:42 PM

                Im still on my quest for the best "drinking chocolate" mix...Anyone tried Jacques Torres or Bellagio brand? Its for a friend who likes gourmet but not bitter choco flavour...so its gotta be "milk chocolate" variety and sweet but i want the cocoa flavour to stand out.

              2. Captain Maplesyrup Dec 12, 2008 05:39 AM

                Coco Camino - Mountain Equipment Coop, The Big Carrot and other 'fine' food stores.
                http://www.cocoacamino.com/

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