Monthly Archives: March 2013

Guatemala, Coffee and Chocolate

In the foothills of these volcanoes is where the Guatemala Antigua coffee grows Last night I was invited to the launch of Starbucks’ new origin espresso, Guatemala Antigua.  It’s the first time Starbucks have launched a single origin espresso across … Continue reading

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Brixton Chocolate Museum

Isabelle Alaya and I first met in 2005 at a Seventy Percent chocolate tasting where we had both come to learn about chocolate as we planned our businesses.  I never connected the dots between Melange Chocolaterie in Peckham and the … Continue reading

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Making Marou Chocolate Truffles With Geert Vercruysse

During Chocolate Week 2011 I attending a chocolate tasting by Chocolate & Love and was delighted to be introduced to a man whose reputation had preceded him.  Geert Vercruysse (yes, it’s not easy to say or spell) is a Belgian … Continue reading

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