Chocolate Tastings

Chocolate Book Club Pairing The Sense of an Ending
Sensory memories with Julian Barnes and craft chocolate

Find out what memories of chocolate and The Sense of an Ending have in common, in latest chocolate book club pairing from Cocoa Encounters.

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Crossing Continents: Death & Medicine in the 16th Century

The latest craft chocolate and book pairing takes Maggie O-Farrell’s Hamnet and explores the history of chocolate and medicine, the curative powers of plants, and our relationship with the dead.

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Population displacement, chocolate and honey

Discover the relationship between the brilliantly crafted, hard-hitting story of The Beekeeper of Aleppo and chocolate masterfully created with Colombian Tumaco cacao and the tastes and tones of honey. Discussed by Louth Literary Coven.

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Female empowerment and #womeninchocolate

This latest book and chocolate pairing blog shines a spotlight on female empowerment in a pairing of Helen Lewis’s Difficult Women and #womeninchocolate.

How to pair books and chocolate

Just like a good read, every fine chocolate bar has a story to tell. If…

Psychological mystery with historical, thrilling craft chocolate

For the March gathering of the Louth Literary Coven (before the lockdown!) we received a…

An exploration of nature versus nurture

For Louth Literary Coven’s November gathering, we chose an illuminating combination of literature and craft…

The politics of Normal People and craft chocolate

The Louth Literary Coven book club members met for their late summer craft chocolate and…

Talking Terroir in Fine Chocolate

Discover how the different elements of terroir in fine cacao contribute to chocolate flavour through a fine chocolate tasting session at Louth Chocolate Tasters.

A Fine Chocolate Discovery Experience

6th September 2018. My first official Cocoa Encounters Discovery Experience event. Another opportunity to talk…