Chocolate and wine pairing. How to serve  chocolate with wine.

Chocolate and wine pairing. How to serve chocolate with wine.

Recently I’ve had some sort of  a writer’s block  My culinary imagination has abandoned me. Funny… when I first started this blog I was swearing this was not going to be a culinary blog. In a mean time I got so caught up in the process of aquiring new chocolatier skills, that I simply had to share my recipies. Now it’s time to get back to the (boring?) roots. Theory. Lots of it.  And so today we’re going to discuss chocolate and wine. More precisely how to pair chocolate with wine. Today it will  all be about serving chocolate. And not just any chocolate , but in a duet with one of the most romantic, and at the same time the most treacherous liquors and by that I mean of course  – wine. As we all know, pairing wine with any kind of food is an art on its own, but pairng wine with chocolate proves to be a particularly difficult task. Although it seems perfectly logical to serve the two together, contrary to the structural similarities, wine and chocolate seem to be a combination made in hell. How so? When pairing chocolate and wine  we can apply one of the following approaches : Option 1. We can assume that chocolate is not a dish per se. It only is featured in various dishes. And so we follow the main ingredient and serve our wine accordingly. This way we get rid of the hellish dillema and we are good to open  a bottle of our favourite wine and enjoy the hell (that word again!) out of it. Bottoms up! Option 2. We treat chocolate like meat  (any...