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Chocolate or Raw Chocolate

Updated: Mar 31, 2020

With Easter fast approaching, the supermarket shelves are piled high with chocolate eggs of all shapes and sizes. One of the different eggs I have already spotted this year and that has stood out from the usual Cadburys, Lindt, Kinder, Ferrero Rocher, and bags of mini eggs offered are the Waitrose Chocolate Avocado. Exclusive to Waitrose the dark shell and ‘stone’ are made with 70% cocoa Belgian chocolate, while the white chocolate  middle uses natural colouring to imitate the green flesh of the fruit.  They are on sale for £8 each and I would like to try, don’t worry they contain no avocado!

Now going back to chocolate as you know I went through a massive learning curve a couple of years ago when Discover Cacao took me through my chocolate journey. Until then I didn’t really understand the complex process of making chocolate and what all the difference in cocoa content was about.  I learnt how to taste chocolate properly and I will say its a real art, and similar to wine tas