Beggars Banquet, Eclat Chocolate's 'Mendiants', Chocolate Show 2008

I don't know if these 'Mendiants' get the Rolling Stones seal of approval.

I cannot remember meeting Christopher Curtin of Eclat Chocolate of Pennsylvania at the 2 previous Chocolate Show editions.

Amongst their 'Beggars Banquet', I am especially interested in tasting the 'Aleppo Pink Peppercorn' (below) made with chili peppers grown in Syria's Aleppo Valley.

Aleppo
Mixing it up 'Melange' brings together crushed walnuts, dried cranberries, candied orange peel, and crushed cocoa bean over a house-blended chocolate.

Somehow related: Giant Sewer Rats, Severed Chocolate Fingers: Halloween Candy Collection at Hope and Greenwood, London

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