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Flavor Combination Infographics

The Chocolate Pairing Chart is Filled with Delectable Ideas

— August 22, 2012 — Lifestyle
While fruit and nuts seem the obvious counterpart to this sweet delight, the chocolate pairing guide reveals some unusual yet mouthwatering combinations. Who would have thought things like balsamic vinegar and cheese pair so well with this divine aphrodisiac?

Chocolate itself is rather diverse, with types and flavors spanning across the board. If you are looking for something on the savory side, opt for a more bitter dark chocolate or straight-up cocoa. For those who like all things sweet, milk and white chocolate offer a buttery smooth texture for fine desserts. Like any adaptable ingredient, don't fear the idea of mixing your sweets with your savories. Some of the best foodie innovations, like chocolate-covered bacon, were born this way.

If you are looking to host a classy wine and cheese soiree, consider glancing over the Chocolate Lovers Club chocolate pairing guide for some sweet inspiration.
Trend Themes
1. Unusual Flavor Combinations - Exploring unique combinations of flavors can lead to mouthwatering and unexpected culinary experiences.
2. Adapting Sweet and Savory - Mixing sweet and savory ingredients can result in innovative and delicious food creations.
3. Chocolate Pairing - Discovering the perfect pairings for chocolate opens up opportunities for indulgent and flavorful desserts and treats.
Industry Implications
1. Food and Beverage - Food industry professionals can embrace unusual flavor combinations and adapt sweet and savory pairings to create innovative and tantalizing dishes.
2. Culinary Arts - Chefs and culinary artists can explore the world of chocolate pairing to create new and exciting desserts, confections, and flavor combinations.
3. Wine and Cheese - The wine and cheese industry can incorporate chocolate pairing into their offerings to provide unique and memorable tasting experiences for their customers.
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