…of chocolate & nutty…



“Vancouver chocolatier says it’s surreal to have his creation rated tops in the world”…

Sweet news indeed for Surrey based Mink Chocolates’ Mermaids choice bar that’s been rated top chocolate bar at the 2014 International Chocolate Salon in San Francisco, sharing the award with an entry from Australia.

Cheers to “decadent ganache-filled-that combines burnt caramel, fleur de sel, and hints of rosemary…..70 per cent cacao, totals 200 calories, and costs $6.25 per bar. It’s also earned gold in the categories of Best Ingredient Combinations and Best Texture.”


I think it was Forrest Gump that said “Mama says life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”

Research tells us fourteen out of any ten individuals likes chocolate. ~Sandra Boynton

Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands and then eat just one of the pieces. ~Judith Viorst

Look, there’s no metaphysics on earth like chocolates. ~Fernando Pessoa

Don’t wreck a sublime chocolate experience by feeling guilty. ~Lora Brody

There are four basic food groups: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, and chocolate truffles. ~Author Unknown

Fruit only angers my need for chocolate. ~Jason Love

Chocolate is the answer. Who cares what the question is. ~Author Unknown

Money may talk, but chocolate sings. ~Author Unknown

As with most fine things, chocolate has its season. There is a simple memory aid that you can use to determine whether it is the correct time to order chocolate dishes: any month whose name contains the letter A, E, or U is the proper time for chocolate. ~Sandra Boynton

Coffee makes it possible to get out of bed. Chocolate makes it worthwhile. ~Author Unknown

May the lighthearted mysteries of a 1st rate first September Friday & weekend sing–life is ‘chocolatey’ good!!!





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