You can never have too much chocolate

It seems for the month of November, I will be fixated on inspirational aids/props to get me through NaNoWriMo... Last week it was notebooks. This week it's chocolate. What can I say? I'm a week into NaNoWriMo now (trying to write 50,000 words of my novel in just 30 days) and chocolate is NECESSARY! I … Continue reading You can never have too much chocolate

A chocolate education: 6 things you need to know

It turns out there's more to chocolate than I ever realised. Like a fine wine or a premium coffee, the highest quality chocolate has subtle flavours and aromas reminiscent of the plantation where the caca0 beans were grown. Along with the cocoa mass concentration, which determines the degree of darkness, these flavour variations can be … Continue reading A chocolate education: 6 things you need to know

Wine and chocolate

With just one more week to go of the WriMoFoFo writing challenge, I have had the following epiphany: I cannot get through this coming week without wine and chocolate. I have been trying to abstain from both of late, but have now chucked that resolve out the window. Today I have ground my way to my word quota (a … Continue reading Wine and chocolate