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  1. Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table

    I saw that orange chocolate and was wondering if you’d braved it! LOL!

  2. Chef Amber Shea

    When I saw “orange” in the title of this post, I stopped in my tracks (which admittedly didn’t take much, considering I was sitting down), but I’m a little relieved to see you passed on the orange chocolate, my fellow orange-hater. The other two look/sound divine, though! 😉

  3. Yasmeen @ Wandering Spice

    That orange chocolate would have been RIGHT up my alley, but I know how we differ in these areas sometimes 🙂 Raw vegan chocolate sounds like a blessing and a curse for me. Blessing in that it’s ethical and hand crafted etc etc. Curse that I perceive it to be good for me somehow… commence gorging.

  4. Emma

    Atta girl, other Emma, for pursuing your chocolatey interests!

    These look lovely. All three of them. And delicious. And so very good. Why do I never bring chocolate to my enchanted forestland abode?!?

    1. emma

      Thank you, Emma! Somebody’s gotta do it, right? 😉

      1. emma

        I am pretty darned blessed, that’s for sure =)

        1. emma

          Oops- that was meant for Hannah’s dream comment below… me and technology, I tell ya…!

  5. Shenandoah Vegan

    That is quite a Chocolate endorsement. Like Zimt probably didn’t even know how good their Chocolate was till they read this post.

    1. emma

      My thoughts exactly! I know people love the stuff, but when one gets the broken bits for dinner if working late in the kitchen, a reminder like this is priceless! … but yeah, people really do seem to love it. … a lot.

  6. Kari @ bite-sized thoughts

    Now *here* I can get enthusiastic. What great looking (and sounding) blocks. I am impressed you were able to unwrap and photograph the orange one – progress? or just pushing through the pain for the benefit of your blog?! I am particularly glad the coconut suited your tastes, as I’ve found coconut in chocolate to be a bit of a hit or miss experience and I’d like more hits.

  7. Hotly Spiced

    Well…I love orange chocolate. It all started way back when my guests would arrive at my parents’ dinner parties with those orange-shaped chocolates where you pulled the orange apart in segments like you would with an actual orange – these were huge at 1970 dinner parties. If it wasn’t those, it was Red Tulip Mint Thins. We all had simple tastes back then. Oh, and we ate the chocolate roughs too but they weren’t considered sophisticated enough for a dinner party xx

  8. Johanna GGG

    mmmm coconut rough – I want that coconut chocolate

  9. Catherine

    Mmm I confess I’ve eaten some astonishing orange rind chocolate-dipped delicacies from Pierre Marcolin in Brussels. And yet, if you are an orange disliker…

    I’d love that hint of champagne though. Now you’re talkin’.

  10. Keren

    Tell you what, I’ll swap you all my coconut chocolate for all your orange chocolate … 🙂

  11. Silvia

    These look great! I like the packaging, I like how the bars look, I like organic, I like fair trade, I like simple chocolate bars (read few ingredients)… I like cinnamon! 🙂

    1. emma

      Sehr clever! =) The Sugar & Spice bar has zimt in it, as does the Aztec Spice Cookie Dough Cup. YUM.

  12. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella

    Loving the sound of the coconut chocolate! I had a golden rough a few months back and it was a memory shattered with really bad chocolate. I think this would be a better idea!

  13. leaf (the indolent cook)

    Aw, even they couldn’t convince you to try orange chocolate? You are truly a lady of strong principles!

  14. hungryandfrozen

    I have been saying “zimt zimt zimt” in my head since reading this, such an oddly satisfying yet clipped word to pronounce!

    Did you know I always think of you whenever I see oranges now? Perhaps it’s like your revenge on oranges, in a way.

    PS please make toffee flavoured with pear a reality!

    PSS actually I think I made a caramel-pear cake last year which had a caramel-pear sauce. It was delicious: I recommend the combination doubly hard.

    1. emma

      That sounds incredible- Oh wow… How do I fandangle that one?

  15. Lou

    OH MEEEEE GOLLY GEE I was SO hoping you would taste the Devil’s fruit…. I was literally on the edge of my seat – I thought you were going to do it!!!

  16. Whispering Gums

    Love the sound of the coconut one, though never did much like coconut rough. Loved the look of those Chocolate Oranges but couldn’t come at them myself … Why people loved Jaffas I’ll never know.

  17. Daisy@Nevertoosweet

    Wow raw vegan chocolate 🙂 I only know of vegan chocolate but didn’t know about raw ones hehe ~ Looks great wonder if it’ll make down to Australia soon!

    1. emma

      We’ve also mailed out chocolate to Australia! The recipient was very happy =) – I am shocked and pleased that it did not melt.

  18. Libby

    You got me at ‘melted butter on toast.’

  19. Allysia

    Raw chocolate! I just felt like exclaiming that. I have loved the raw chocolate I’ve found here, so pricey but so tasty. Also you might be the only person I know who hates the chocolate/orange combo, ha ha. Yay Canadian foodstuffs, I can’t wait to be home!

    1. emma

      I know. It’s a tricky one- I wish it were less pricey, too- I can’t even afford my own chocolate!
      But we have come up with some treats that have raw chocolate in them, though they are a little less pricey. And really, really tasty. Yummmmmmmm!

  20. Louise

    I was never a coconut rough fan, and not a great fan of jaffas either- although I wouldn’t go quite so far along the devil fruit line as you do… I was wondering if all that Canadian cold had chilled your tastebuds and you’d gone the orange- good to see your standards haven’t slipped.

  21. Heidielka

    These look amazing. If only we had more chocolate lovelies like this in Austrlia.

    1. emma

      Ask and you shall receive! We ship =)

  22. msihua

    Wow I nearly died when I saw devil chocolate.. good thing you said you didn’t eat it.. or else, “WHO ARE YOU?” Luckily though I no longer have to shout that at you 😛

  23. Gabby @ the veggie nook

    I will certainly keep my eyes peeled for these bars. And I will most definitely be trying all 3 flavours (I love me some orange chocolate!)

    1. emma

      Gabby- whereabouts are you? Your blog looks lovely!

  24. Gabby @ the veggie nook

    Thank you Emma! I’m in Toronto!

    1. emma

      Noted! Send me your address and I will get something to you =)

      1. Gabby @ the veggie nook

        emma- email me at veggienook [at} gmaill [dot] com and I will!

        1. emma

          done and done =)

  25. Debi


    1. emma

      Check it out! any in your ‘hood?

      1. Debi

        No, but I have friends in BC. 😀

        1. emma


  26. Kris Kellens

    Very nice reviews! You both crack me up and make me want to try too!

    Funny how this bar looks exactly like Fresco bars… 40g and the striped pattern…I also noted another chocolate that used exactly the same embossement in it’s pieces as Menakao does… makes me wonder… 🙂

    1. emma

      Indeed- Hannah is right! I would like to get custom molds for Zimt but man are they pricey. One day. Hopefully sooner than later. Very observant, Kris!!!!

      I promise- the molds do not affect the taste. That I know of.

  27. Kris Kellens

    Aha! I thought this would be the case too. Really gives me another view into the world of small batch chocolate makers. And what a fascinating world it is! 🙂

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