TasteTV in the International Chocolate Salon have selected some of the top chocolate truffles, and the artistry behind them, in North America. These truffles come from the East Coast, the West Coast, the middle planes, and even Canada.
If you are looking for great chocolates for weddings, brides, receptions, or as gifts, the Bridal Chocolate Salon — part of the International Chocolate Salon — has recently announced several of its top picks for the year. The selections are part of the annual BRIDAL CHOCOLATE SALON AWARDS Competition.
This year’s top picks were rated and ranked by Stars, and are based on features such as Taste, Texture, Packaging, and of course, whether it makes a great bridal chocolate.
Here they are:
- 1) SELEUSS Floral Collection: 5 STARS
- 2) DELYSIA CHOCOLATIER Hibiscus, Almond and Rose Tea: 4.5 STARS
- 3) THE SECRET CHOCOLATIER: Brownie Pops: 4.5 STARS
- 4) THE CHOCOLATE FETISH Tuxedo Box: 4 STARS
- 5) EHCHOCOLATIER Lavender, Vanilla and Los Ancones: 4 STARS
- 6) SERENA LISSY CHOCOLATE: 4 STARS
- 7) DELYSIA CHOCOLATIER Pistachio rose and Smoked Cigar Caramels: 4 STARS
The Winners are also eligible to join and distribute their chocolates on The Chocolate Registry site, www.BridalChocolate.com
TasteTV and the International Chocolate Salon are pleased to announce the 2017 award winners for the title BEST CHOCOLATIERS AND CONFECTIONERS IN AMERICA
A delicious recipe for Caramelized Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts.
Created by Saratoga Chocolates, and filmed for the TASTEABLE CALIFORNIA television series.
If you have love caramels, then you have to try these four Gold Medal award-winning selections from the 2015 International Chocolate Salon’s Artisan Chocolate Awards.
Luxx Chocolat Bees Knees: Caramel and ganache infused with honey and Jack Daniels Honey Whisky, 1800 Resposado Agave Tequila and fresh organic apple cider. A dash of fennel citrus sea salt.
GOLD: Best Exterior Design, Most Unique, Best Overall Chocolate Artistry
Luxx Chocolat CinnaFig: 72% dark chocolate (Venezuelan). 2 layers, one made with creamy cinnamon caramel with Black Mission figs and the other, a ganache made with mascarpone and goat cheese.
GOLD: Best Exterior Design, Best Ingredient Combinations, Best Overall Chocolate Artistry
Phillip Ashley Chocolates Chelonii™ – salted caramel pecan praline
GOLD: Best Taste
GOLD: Best Packaging