Chocolate Pencils

From Cool Hunting: "Chocolate-Pencils is the product of a collaboration pairing Japanese architect and designer Oki Sato with patissier (and Iron Chef champion) Tsujiguchi Hironobu, the man behind Tokyo’s boutique dessert shops Mont St. Claire and Le Chocolat de H.... Read More



Etymology The word varies in spelling; variations include barbeque, BBQ, and Bar-B-Q. Smoky Hale, author of The Great American Barbecue and Grilling Manual (ISBN 0936171030) traces the word back to its Caribbean roots in Taino (one of the Arawak family... Read More


Ah Gelato!

Because man can’t survive on Moleskine alone… "I’m so amazed you don’t need a prescription to buy it" CapogiroGelato Artisans LINK [Grazie... Read More


Deep-fried Mars Bar

"Given the Fringe’s origins in Scotland, it seemed very appropriate to try a deep-fried Mars bar. The spring rolls have been one of my Fringe faves for years…. " "Street Food" by kiwêhowin@ Meal Moles/FLICKR Some rights reserved. ————————————————————-–  Rhodia... Read More


Chocolate Library

Again, because man can’t live on Moleskine alone…"check this out". "Willy Wonka should sue! 100% chocolate is a remarkable chocolate concept store in Japan’s Kyobashi, Chuo-ku. Offering 56 different flavored chocolates, the store looks more like a chic cocktail bar... Read More


Fat Tuesday Calories

We’re getting lots of queries on this oldie so I’m reposting it:… Because we can’t live on Moleskines alone… Paczki Image: Zeelandia ‘Paczki (POONCH-key) is a day we look forward to — but then again we don’t,” says Rose Gjorgjeski,... Read More


Biscuits Chocolat et Fèves de Cacao

From our friend Clotilde: "Soft and cakey and thrice chocolate-flavored — from the velvet of melted chocolate, the strength of cocoa powder, and the aromatic crunch of cacao nibs — these bite-size cookies should fit into either one of these... Read More


Chocolate Buddha and other edible deities

"   There are those beings who have vowed not to enter Nirvana until they have helped all others realize enlightenment. Hotei is this kind of Bodhisattva. He is one of the Shichi Fukujin, the Seven Japanese Shinto-Gods of Luck. His... Read More



Because one can’t live on Moleskine alone… "Made from Trinitarios, a cocoa bean variety that started near Grenada, this chocolate has hints of port wine in its aroma. On the palate, it starts with flavors of lightly roasted cocoa, transitions... Read More



"I’m experimenting with strange methods of getting even pours…" espressoporn[via Leslie Russell]... Read More