Chocolate and chocolatiers had been on full show within the French Embassy on Saturday for the D.C. Chocolate Pageant.
There have been loads of chocolatiers on the French Embassy for the D.C. Chocolate Pageant.
The Gaithersburg firm, Shooket, or “candy deal with” in French, was amongst them. Their secret, Sue Cassidy mentioned is their concentrate on what they know; empowering ladies, enjoyable design and caramel.
“We’ve these RBG candies, now we have an outstanding ladies chocolate which contains Serena, Michelle Obama, Taylor Swift,” Cassidy mentioned. “You possibly can put politics in it and so they’ll nonetheless eat it.”
Simply throughout the room was Harper Macaw, a D.C.-based firm that’s targeted on being environmentally pleasant. Co-owner Matt Dixon mentioned they’ve obtained an enormous draw this yr.
“Grapefruit soda is our huge enjoyable one that everybody’s making an attempt,” Dixon mentioned.
Guests additionally had the prospect to style chocolate-inspired drinks and chocolate with quinoa and Thai chili, bringing collectively a crunchy warmth taste.
The competition additionally featured workshops giving fanatics an inside take a look at the bean to bar course of and tastings. Youngsters had been additionally capable of get in on the enjoyable with a hands-on session. It’s an occasion more likely to have one thing for everybody every year.
The French Embassy hosted the D.C. Chocolate Pageant on Might four, 2019. (WTOP/Melissa Howell)
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