One of the many traditions during the holiday season is to enjoy chocolate bark – a sheet of chocolate with nuts, dried fruits, pretzels, chips, or candy blended in. Although peppermint bark is one of the most popular treats during the holiday season, chocolate hazelnut bark or chocolate bark made with roasted hazelnuts is growing in popularity because the hazelnut (also known as a filbert) is naturally sweet with a rich, nutty, and versatile flavor that goes well with dark chocolate. Read more
Necessity is the mother of invention.
EHChocolatier of Somerville, Massachusetts made a decadent treat called Blood Orange & Chocolate but ran out just before Valentine’s Day after being named one of the best chocolatiers in the country. Desperate for more of these treats, the only way was to make them myself.
I could have bought blood oranges, sliced and dehydrated the pieces but instead I placed an order with Simple & Crisp – a Seattle, Washington-based company that specializes in dried fruit crisps with a cracker-like texture – for a few boxes of their Blood Orange Dried Fruit Crisps. Read more
If you happen to live in Boston and need the perfect Passover treat, stop in at EHChocolatier at 561 Windsor Street in Sommerville, just east of Cambridge to buy Dark Chocolate Matzah Bark. Whether buying these for yourself, sharing as part of a dessert, or bringing them as a gift for the host or hostess, Dark Chocolate Matzah Bark will bring a sweet ending to any Passover Seder.
For those of us unable to get to Boston, EHChocolatier ships the bark 2-day Priority, Fed Ex 2-day, and UPS Second Day Air to ensure receipt before Passover. Read more