Welcome to Flavors of Cacao! What you will find here:
Chocolate Database - Includes a sortable database of over 1,300 plain dark chocolate bars tasted, catalogued and rated by the author of Flavors of Cacao. It is intended to be used as a resource and should be useful for someone planning a comparative tasting.
Review Guide - Describes the rationale behind the rating system used for the database. In addition, you will find a printable template to be used for reviewing and taking notes on plain dark chocolate.
Experiencing Chocolate - An explanation on what might cause certain experiences we have when tasting fine chocolate.
Labeling Chocolate - An interesting comparison of packaging and the different ways companies describe their product. *NEW CONTENT ABOUT DEFINING CRAFT CHOCOLATE AND DECIPHERING COCOA PERCENTAGES*