dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #278
ven at vvcrane.fsnet.co.uk
Tue Mar 27 19:02:37 EST 2001
> 1. Lindt Madagascar--60-70% cocoa content, with little chopped up cocoa beans.
I've only ever come across this in Spanish supermarkets, which are
a great place to find good chocolate. That saved me once when I
had left my present buying til my last Saturday afternoon only to
find most of the shops closed for siesta and didn't bother reopening
> 2. Gaillard & Debeuve, from Paris.
> 3. Caillebot.
> 4. Neuchatel, which I only know from the shop in Plaza Hotel in New
> York. Costs as much as the train ticket, but oh it's worth it
> 5. Chocolate-covered Cranberries--Think of cocaine, and make it taste
> like Nantucket.
May I add
6. Cote d'Or milk chocolate -- the only milk chocolate worth eating
imo. Sadly the only time I've found it in the pure form recently is in
foreign airports -- and I don't fly often enough.
7. My American friend Vicki brought back from the US aTerry's
chocolate raspberry. Wicked. We need to campaign to get these in
8. Zartbitter -- a really cheap German chocolate bar which we used
to get on Sheffield market, the best bitter sweet dark chocolate I
have ever tasted.
Oh and Sheffield is the home of Thorntons so I'm blase about it (ho
I had half a Hershey kiss once and nearly spat it out. Sooo nasty. I
don't understand why you lot put up with it either! Its a funny thing
though there was a kind of very cheap, over sweet English
chocolate which was sold by the quarter from slabs. I absolutely
craved this on very hot days. It was similar to the blocks of cooking
chocolate (ie scotbloc) that we get over here. Climate definitely
makes a difference to how things taste for example I enjoyed ouzo
in Greece .................
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