Introduction to Chocolate Tasting
Join festival organiser, trained educator and certified chocolate taster (with the International Institute of Chocolate and Cacao Tasting) Nicola on a chocolate tasting journey through the basics of what is fine chocolate and the sensory elements used in chocolate tasting.
This 45 minute session will provide you with a good introduction into chocolate tasting and includes tasting 6 or more different origin or blended fine dark chocolate bars for an understanding of aroma, length, texture and taste.
An idea of what we will discuss, includes:
- What is fine chocolate?
- Taste and profile fine chocolate.
- The main origins and varieties of cacao.
- How the cacao is produced, and how chocolate is made.
- Recognising flaws in chocolate.
Each attendee will have a goody bag to take away from the session, and contact details for any further questions not addressed during the event.