Tag Archives: chocolate

Australian Hot Chocolate, Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: There might be more obvious candidates for the title of quintessentially Australian drink. VB, Penfold’s Grange, Bundy,  Sullivan’s Cove. But it cannot be denied that hot chocolate is big business here. Not “cocoa”, either, but real, serious, … Continue reading

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Linkage (Chocolate Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: One unexpected consequence of the Ebola outbreaks in West Africa: cacao prices are skyrocketing. There’s an entire chocolate-themed hotel in the UK. Friend-of-blog Bruce Hill taste-tests chocolate made from South Pacific origin beans, on Radio Australia’s Pacific … Continue reading

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Linkage (Sweet Things Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: The Crumbs cupcake-bakery chain, which closed all its stores last week, may be resurrected in some locations as early as next year. Think cupcakes are passé? Try cake cups instead. (I tried these at Bee’s Knees Greenwich Village … Continue reading

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