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DIY Holiday Gift (Part II): Brazilian ‘Brigadeiro’ Truffles

To complement the first half of my holiday care package (see Part I: Mulled Spice Packets), we ventured into territory we’ve never been before: Brazilian cocoa truffles! …also known endearingly in their motherland as “brigadeiros.” See three kinds below: Dark chocolate balls rolled in chocolate sprinkles and cocoa powder, and a white chocolate variation rolled… Read more »

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Getting All Warm ‘n Fuzzy with the Chocosol Traders!

After our show on Saturday, the Chocosol vendor on site at Toronto’s HarbourFront Centre was so nice and offered us (Exit Clov) each a complimentary cup of “ice chocolate” and bar of handcrafted chocolates! All made from cacao that was “horizontally traded through friendships with farmers and communities from southern Mexico.” (Aw, don’t it just… Read more »