Friday, April 1, 2011

Chocolate Tasting!

A couple of weeks ago one of those 'daily deals' (I can't remember if it was groupon, livingsocial, etc) popped up in my inbox, and it was one I could not turn down! 

It was for a chocolate tasting at a local store, Kerstin's Chocolates. Not only did we get to eat amazing chocolates from all over the world, but we also got to take home 6 gourmet chocolate bars that are made right in her store's kitchen! 

Kerstin really knows her stuff!  As we went through different types of chocolate she gave us a history of the cocoa bean, as well as the different techniques used to process it. It was really fun and a great way to learn about one of my favourite things :)

At the end of the evening, my best friend and I still hadn't had enough of chocolate so we decided to try her Mexican Hot Chocolate.  This was amazing! It was quite rich though; the small size was a perfect finish to a chocolate-filled night.

If you want to try something new and fun one night, try a chocolate tasting!  If you are in the Edmonton area, definitely check out Kerstin's store, it is so good.

Note: Kerstin of Kerstin's Chocolates has no idea who I am :) I just had an absolute blast at the chocolate tasting and fell in love with her store!

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