Sweetest Day Gifts / Exotic Truffle Heart Collection
The 16 piece box includes:
Oaxaca: Guajillo y pasilla chillies + 75% Tanzanian dark chocolate + pumpkin seeds
Chef Pascal : Kirsch + 65% dark chocolate + dried Michigan cherry
Gianduia: crunchy hazelnut praline + milk chocolate + praline bits
Ambrosia: Australian macadamia nuts + Cointreau® + white chocolate
Viola: Milk chocolate + candied violet flower
Absinthe : Chinese star anise + fennel + pastis + dark chocolate + cocoa powder
Naga®: Sweet Indian curry powder + coconut + milk chocolate
Wink of the Rabbit®: Soft caramel + deep milk chocolate + organic New Mexican pecan
Black Pearl®: Ginger + wasabi + dark chocolate + black sesame seeds
Budapest: Sweet Hungarian paprika + 65% dark chocolate
Woolloomooloo: Australian macadamia nut + coconut + 41% deep milk chocolate Macadamia nuts
Net weight: 6.4 oz
Consume within 10 days
We suggest bringing the truffles to room temperature in order to experience the true flavors of the spices, flowers, roots, herbs and liqueurs.
first read the story. This sets the stage. It allows you to paint a picture through your imagination; to conjure up an expectation as to how the chocolate will taste and to where you will transcend.
see there should be a glossy shine to the truffle demonstrating a good temper: a tight bond between the cocoa butter and the cacao mass.
lick the spice from the top of the truffle. This will give you a hint of what is to come...tease the palate.
snap. Chocolate should always be dry to the touch. If chocolate is stored at ideal conditions, when you take a bite you should hear the crisp, ringing snap of the chocolate shell breaking to reveal the creamy ganache inside.
taste each truffle in at least 2 bites. In the first bite you are getting to know the truffle and in the second you are delving deeper, searching out the flavors and nuances. You become immersed in the experience of the chocolate, your mouth and the sensations. The taste should have a long, lingering finish that is layered with perfumed flavor notes.