Sunday, February 13, 2011

Hot Chocolate

I was pondering hot chocolate this morning. I know... who does that? Well, I do. I was drinking my hot chocolate while preparing my Gospel Doctrine lesson, drinking in the warm chocolaty goodness, and thinking of how it makes me happy. I decided that probably my favorite kind of hot chocolate is the Stephen's Raspberry Chocolate flavor mixed with Belgium Dark Chocolate flavor, 1/2 milk, 1/2 water. This comes in just above the Hazelnut flavor with a dash of cinnamon and the Dark Chocolate with a sprinkle of Chili Powder. Then I remembered a blog post from my friend's cooking blog (ourbestbites.com) about recipes for gourmet hot chocolate, and I vowed to try some of them soon. After those, you can never really be satisfied with Swiss Miss again. This thought brought me to think that I would like to try hot chocolate in Switzerland, made from scratch with good Swiss chocolate, that I could drink while looking out the Alps. Mmmmm, on so many levels, mmmmmm. I wonder if they make hot chocolate like us or like the Croats do... Croatian hot chocolate is more like warmed chocolate pudding. You literally have to eat it with a spoon. It is very rich and delicious. I ordered pudding once to see what the difference was, apparently pudding to them means something solid, like flan.
Anyway, go look at that website and see their beautiful pictures of hot chocolate...you'll want to drink some too after that.

2 comments:

Rachel said...

Oh yum... raspberry and belgium chocolate. Mmmmmmmmm. I'd love to try hot chocolate in Switzerland as well:)

Kirsten said...

I don't recall the Swiss in particular, but I have vivid memories of French hot chocolate being very creamy - like melted chocolate and cream... so delicious....