Are you ready for an over the top morning mug? This is it! Shhh, my birthday is this week and I may have started celebrating early with this drinking chocolate. This is a special occasion drinking chocolate. Party because it needs some extras, but also because it is far more sugary and sweet than my usual go-toContinue reading “Morning Mug ~ Celebration Edition”
Author Archives: Canadian Chocoholic
Chocolate Basics ~ Where to find good chocolate
Sometimes there isn’t a nearby shop that sells just chocolate. Then what? Here is a list of places you can look for fine and artisan crafted chocolate. Chocolate goes with so many things that specialty shops often stock great bars that you can add to your basket as you shop. Some of my favourite placesContinue reading “Chocolate Basics ~ Where to find good chocolate”
How it’s made ~ Stickers & Magnets
I have tried all sorts of mediums of art over the years. From pottery, lamp working (glass beads), to wood working, and glass blowing, but I had never really explored watercolour painting. I had used water colour paint in my time working in daycares, but cheap tempra paints, in very primary colours, and never withContinue reading “How it’s made ~ Stickers & Magnets”
Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Pastries
Let’s talk about shopping for pastries, cakes, baked goods and other items that have chocolate in them. If you are shopping in a shop, bakery, café, or chocolate shop it is very likely that the items you are purchasing are made on the premises, and that the ingredients used are nearby. This makes it easyContinue reading “Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Pastries”
DIY ~ Chocolate Bar Wrapper Mini Envelopes
Got extra chocolate bar wrappers and packages? Reuse and upcycle them and make these fun, simple, creative envelopes.
Chocolate Basics ~ Tasting Resources
Explore different resources for tasting chocolate that will help you find and identify flavours within artisan, fine, craft, and bean to bar chocolate.
The 100 Day Project ~ Happy Mail for Chocolate Lovers
Artists around the globe began #the100DayProject that runs from Wednesday February 22nd until June. . I decided to join in and my project has a cacao/chocolate focus, no surprise there really, and to make it small.
Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Chocolates
We are going to talk a bit more about purchasing chocolate. There are so many ways to buy chocolate, so many forms it can take, so many treats, desserts, and things it can be in. Today we are going to focus on buying chocolates, truffles and or bonbons. Or a box of them! These areContinue reading “Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Chocolates”
Morning Mugs ~ Adding a bit of ‘sunshine’
Hot chocolate is my favourite way to start the day, but I really like to mix up how I drink it. Some days I use a powdered mix while other days I turn on the stove and warm a pot of oat milk. It’s super cold here, so hot chocolate is a must and latelyContinue reading “Morning Mugs ~ Adding a bit of ‘sunshine’”
Chocolate Basics ~ Tasting Chocolate
Tasting chocolate, mindfully, with intention. Explore different ways to engage all your senses in a chocolate tasting that lets you really experience bean to bar chocolate.