We had our yearly staff party yesterday but this year it was extra special because:
we were named BEST CHOCOLATE SHOP IN ORLANDO BY ORLANDO MAGAZINE!
We are overjoyed that we have been voted the Best In Orlando! We are proud to be alongside some of Orlando's best restaurants and thank everyone who voted for us!
We celebrated at one of our very favorite places - Bosphorous! We have known the owners for over 25 years and they are the most wonderful people and neighbors. They use our dark chocolate in their Chocolate Baklava dessert, and serve our Pistachio gelato for dessert also! Talk about community! See some pictures from our fun evening, spent laughing, enjoying great company, and eating tons of delicious food! If you've never been to Bosphorous, put them on your Must-Eat list.
Did you know we have both white and semi-sweet baking chocolate? You can purchase them by the ounce and add them to your favorite recipe! We used the semi-sweet baking chips to make Sally's Baking Addiction's Seriously Fudgy Homemade Brownies recipe and when she says seriously fudgy, she wasn't exaggerating! The chocolate flavor is pronounced and rich, and the brownies came out soft and chewy (don't worry if they're a little flat - they're supposed to be like that). Check out the slideshow below to see pictures from our baking session, and the recipe is available here: