“Nutella” and Roasted Hazelnut Filled Dark Chocolates

These delicious morsels were part of the collection of dark chocolates that I made for J a little while back. The filled chocolates were given names, such as Bounty balls, coffee delight, fruit & nut clusters, peanut butter, truffles and hazelnut surprise. Hopefully, I will get around to putting up all the “recipes” of them up pretty soon.

The hazelnut surprise consisted of a dark chocolate shell, which encased a dark chocolate and hazelnut filling (read homemade Nutella), and a perfectly roasted, whole hazelnut. Continue reading


Dark Chocolate Treat Selection

I’m still here… living, breathing, eating, sleeping and working. Yes, I said working. This is the reason for my laxness in updating my blog. It’s not that I don’t cook every day now, I do. I just don’t take the time to write up the recipes on my blog – I’m a lazy ass! I seem to spend most evenings passing out on my zero-gravity recliner chair. There is a backlog of entries that I need to post, and this is one of them.

A few weeks ago, it was our tenth anniversary. I wanted to make something special for J. Commercial tat is never the same as something that you can make yourself – it’s special because it’s unique.

Since he’s a chocolate-fan, I decided Continue reading