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Taste of India Confections

Welcome to the latest Kakao Peculiar Pairing, with the Taste of India!

We’ve got some great treats for you this time, with some really exotic flavors.


On the upper left is Tracy’s Tamarin Apple Butter Caramel, made with apple butter and tamarind chutney caramel. It’s dipped in semisweet chocolate and topped with a piece of dried apple dusted in a chili powder blend.

To the right of that is Natalie’s Gulab Jamun Bonbons: milk chocolate cream ganache with cardamom, rosewater, and a toasted pistachio in the center, in a milk chocolate shell with beet powder flourish and silver luster.

Upper right is Monica’s Cinnamon Curry Truffle: semisweet cream ganache with cinnamon, curry, and almond oil, dipped in semisweet chocolate and topped with a toasted cashew.

Bottom right is Jenny’s Kulfi Caramel, made with cardamom, saffron, toasted almond and pistachio, dipped in milk chocolate and topped with a toasted almond.

In the middle on the bottom is Brian’s Chai Tea Truffle, made with Traveling Tea’s Masala Chai Tea, dipped in milk chocolate and sprinkled with a fine cinnamon.  (Yes, this truffle has been around for a long while, but it fit so well with the other Indian flavors we couldn’t leave it out.)

Last but not least, on the bottom left is Kate’s Saffron Turkish Delight, made with one of the most valuable spices in the world. Turkish Delight is similar to our pates de fruit fruit gels, but made with cornstarch instead of pectin.

The Peculiar Pairing confections are $2 each (the Chai Tea truffle is $1.50) and are also sold in a six pack set for $12. We’ll have them at both shops starting this afternoon.