Blood Orange Season Is Here!

It’s that time of year again. The greengrocers are stocked up with blood oranges and our dehydrator is working overtime. The challenging part, for us, is that the blood orange season is really short. By the end of [...]

A Day In The Life Of A Dipped Orange Slice

There I was, a perfectly good Australian Orange, minding my own business on the Mansfield greengrocer’s shelf, when along came Martin and swept me away. Before I knew it I was on my way to Chocolaterie RenMar on [...]

Chocolate and Movies

“Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces”. Judith Viorst. Chocolate has had many a starring role in TV shows and [...]

Chocolate – An Unchanging Universal Seductive Indulgence!

Why? Because it has been a passion for centuries. The Mayans first produced a chocolate drink in 600 A.D! After witnessing animals breaking off the cacao pods, they soon started exploring how to use this fruit and drinking [...]