Wednesday, November 14, 2007

theo chocolate: 3400 phinney coconut curry

i really love odd combinations in chocolate. however, with this one, the coconut curry bar lacks any hint of subtlety. the immediate crash of flavors deadens the palate and there is no need to search for any nuance. they are so close to making a perfect combination - - - i just wished they did not dump the entire indian kitchen in this sweet. stick with vosges on this one.


Dan said...

Just shared this product around the table, and while I agree it's not subtle, I have to say we all enjoyed it thoroughly. In fact I just finished sending a note to the folks at Theo telling them how great we thought it was. The thing I noted particularly was the revelation of a series of tastes, textures, sensations and aromas over time. Not at all the kitchen sink in your face experience you allude to. Perhaps they've reformulated since you tried it? Not sure, but at least for this taster and his companions at dinner tonight - a truly great product.

Birdie the Girl Scout said...

Dan, thank you so much for your comments. I will be sure to try this one again.

Have you tried the Vosges curry? Please let me know your thoughts on that one... I am sure you will will enjoy that one.

Love your blog and bio! Great work!