Netherlands

Here are all the posts on Chocablog tagged with the term Netherlands.

Original Beans Papua Kerafat

A new bar from Original Beans.

Australian Homemade Selection

It’s been a while since I’ve had my hands on some Australian Homemade chocolate, probably because it’s been a while since I was in the Netherlands.

Chocolate Massage At The Grand Amrath Hotel, Amsterdam

Sometimes, the stars just shine down on you and smile. How else could you explain a chain of events that ends up with me getting a chocolate massage at a posh Amsterdam hotel at extremely short notice and only …

Australian Homemade Dreamers selection

Some years ago, long before I started writing for Chocablog, I discovered Australian Homemade chocolates in a store in Amsterdam, of all places. I remembered them as being very pretty to look at (they were the first chocolates I’d …

Van Beek & Specker, Rotterdam

I was in Holland a week or so ago, and my constant quest for local chocolate makers resulted in me finding one of the five shops Van Beek & Specker have in Rotterdam. Apparently these two families have been working together …

Albert Heijn Excellent Swiss Milk Chocolate With Honey Waffle

(Or Albert Heijn Excellent Zwitserse Melkchocolade met Stroopwafelsmaak in original Dutch!) My mom got this chocolate as a present and passed it onto me. A bit of research told me that Albert Heijn is a dutch supermarket and I do believe …

Droste Pastilles

These unassuming little 100g tubes of well, ‘pastilles’ have been available in Australia for years now and, like their Dutch makers, have tended to be a quiet achiever not garnering lots of international fuss or attention, despite the fact that …

Australian Homemade Dark Chocolate Macadamias

The second Australian Homemade item I bought when I was in Holland (they’re made in Amsterdam, not Australia) and one I was very much looking forward to, as I happen to adore macadamias. Having sampled (and thoroughly enjoyed) their Honey Snapper …

Australian Homemade Snapper Honey

I’m fortunate enough to have a job that involves a fair amount of travel, and this allows me to spend time browsing shops for new and unusual chocolate to tell the world (or at least that part of the world …