AT THIS TIME OF YEAR, YOU MAY START NOTICING A FEW ADDITIONS AT XOCOLATL, YOUR MOST FAVORITE LOCAL CAFÉ. AS THE TEMPERATURE BEGINS TO INCREASE, OUR CREATIVITY ALSO BEGINS TO SPARK! THIS SUMMER WE HAVE PREPARED SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES TO TRY!
It speaks for itself; cold drip is a method of brewing coffee using iced water, dripping slowly through the coffee for 7 – 8 hours using a specialized device. One of huge differences from espresso is that coffee that is being used is roasted...
As usual, we've been working very hard to bring you an exciting and artistic chocolate range for Christmas. And we're happy to say that our full range is available in both our stores!
From individual bonbons, intricately painted Santa's and beautifully designed baubauls, plenty to please the eye and satisfy your stomach.
Let's have a happy Christmas! :)
With the renovations complete at Kew East, it's very exciting to have a cooking classes up and running.
Held in our Kitchen (11 Strathablyn Street, Kew East) our aim is to hold informative and fun classes for participants; to deepen and expand their knowledge and appreciation for chocolate and to teach techniques, that they will be able to apply at home.
The small class sizes allow for individual attention, as well as one-on-one interaction between students and our Chocolatiers, Father-daughter team, Christos and Tina. With the classes being hands on, each participant will get to leave with their creations!
Sometimes life presents you with opportunities that you can't pass up.
After proudly moving our coffee over to Five Senses, a yoga trip to Bali planned for June quickly turned into (a little bit!) of work. A discussion with our amazing rep resulted in an opportunity for me to go visit a coffee farm.
Having worked with coffee from the age of 16 (over a decade) and having read the agricultural processes of coffee, an overwhelming sense of excitement come over me with the prospect of seeing the 'origins' of this glorious seed.
It has been an exciting journey for us over the past 8 years at Xocolatl. Within 2 years of trading, we outgrow our first kitchen at Maling Road. The solution was to relocate to Kew East where there would be more space but now, we've also outgrown that kitchen too!
Extending the kitchen has been in the pipeline for sometime now, and it's finally happening. Over the next 6 months, we will be extending the space of our production premise by three times in order to produce lots more new and exciting couverture products. As a...