I know I’m deviating from the salty chocolates with this one, but since I also have a soft spot for white chocolate I had to try it when I bought Rococo’s sea salt bar.
Rococo is a british chocolate company founded by Chantal Coady with shops in London and in Chester. She was awarded Chocolatier Of The Year 2012 and her bars, pralines, caramels and truffles, as well as her packaging, have won awards. Rococo owns a cocoa farm (part of the Grenada Chocolate Company) which provides the organic Trinitario cocoa beans for her chocolates.
This bar won Gold at the International Chocolate Awards 2013.
The smell of cardamom envelops you when you unwrap the bar. The chocolate melts smoothly in your mouth and you can feel the cardamom grains. It is sweet, but not too sweet, and although cardamom is the main flavour, there is a slight taste of lemon that provides a nice contrast. I was surprised that I liked this chocolate so much and I’m open to trying other spices in chocolate, but I’m yet to see if they can compete with my beloved salted chocolates.
Ingredients: organic cane sugar, organic cocoa butter, organice whole milk powder, organic cardamom, emulsifier: soya lecithin. Contains 30% min. organic cocoa solids, 24% min. organic milk solids.
Zutaten: Bio Rohrzucker, Bio Kakaobutter, Bio Vollmilchpulver, Bio Kardamom, Emulgator: Sojalecithin. 30% mind. Bio Kakaomasse, 24% mind. Bio Milchpulver.
This bar is available at Rococo and various other online stores. I bought it online from xocoatl, a shop in Wiesbaden. Price approx. €5,90.
Images by Axel Lambrette