HOLIDAY GIFT: Vosges Healer Collection ~ Chocolate Alchemy Truffles

[1] Vosges Haut Chocolat’s brilliant box for Holiday 2020: Chocolate Alchemy Truffles (all photos © Vosges Chocolate). [2] A close-up of the insides shows how beautifully artistic each detail is. To give you an idea of the size, the spheres and triangles are the size of regular bonbons. For the large orbs: Bring a knife!…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: North South Confections’ Splendid Artisan Chocolates

Minds may be wandering to Halloween candy at this time of year, but we’ve found our favorite treat: a box of chocolates from North South Confections. These are not your typical box of artisan chocolates; but rather, the best combination of fruit, caramel and chocolate we’ve ever tasted. Chocolatier Justine Pringle starts with 100% fresh…
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HALLOWEEN & THANKSGIVING: Gourmet Chocolate Gifts

While we’re having protracted summer weather this year, soon the temperatures will be cooling, the leaves will be swirling, and it will be time to enjoy the flavors of Fall. At Woodhouse Chocolate, a family enterprise and a Napa Valley destination, that means beautiful bonbons in seasonal flavors: Candy Corn: A white chocolate ganache with…
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GIFT: John & Kira’s Artisan Chocolates

Splendid chocolate-dipped calabacita figs with whiskey-infused ganache. Photo courtesy John & Kira’s.   Still need some special holiday gifts? Go no further than John & Kira’s. The dynamic duo of artisan chocolate can always b relied upon to handcraft memorable confections that are guaranteed to please. For Chocolate Sophisticates: Chocolate-Dipped Figs One of our favorite…
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VALENTINE GIFT: Favorite Gourmet Chocolate

Wildflowers & Hearts chocolates (the box is in the photo below). Photo courtesy John & Kira’s.   One of our favorite chocolatiers, year in and year out, is John & Kira’s. Using Valrhona couverture, the exquisite flavor, beautiful design and a touch of whimsey make us want box after box. We love the Chocolate Bees…
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