Auro 77% Dark Chocolate Classic Collection Block
Auro, the award-winning Philippine chocolate brand, is famous for their high-quality chocolates, and this Dark Chocolate is so smooth and wonderfully made, that baking will be a delicious breeze.
TASTING NOTES FROM THE CURATOR
Made from the finest Davao cacao beans, the Auro 77% Dark Chocolate Classic Collection Block is finely made, smooth and silky chocolate of the highest quality. It’s full-bodied in flavor, with intense cacao taste. It gives notes of spice and dried fruits, and faint hints of vanilla.
PREPARATION AND PAIRINGS
This is a chocolate that is truly great for baking. Smooth and easily measured, it adapts so well in whatever you make with it. use it for cakes, brownies, muffins, breads, anything! It’s also smooth when melted, so it’s great for ganache and syrups and frostings. Try making your chocolate-based drinks with this, and make your shakes and hot drinks even richer.
AWARD-WINNING, PROUDLY PINOY
The name Auro Chocolate, has become such a distinct moniker that you’ll find few who aren’t familiar with the brand. Since their launch in 2015, they’ve found exponential growth and success. They can now be found in many specialty shops, as well as hotels, select supermarkets, restaurants, the Philippine Airlines, and retail stores in 10 countries.
Proudly Filipino, Auro Chocolate boasts a company that is not only bean-to-bar, but is also committed to positive social impact. Their fine cacao and chocolates are made from beans directly sourced from farmers in Mindanao, and bought at higher value to give the farmers opportunities for an improved standard of living. Crafted with skill, passion, and the latest technologies in their factory in Calamba, Laguna, they seek to honor the flavors that make Filipino chocolate so distinct, using traditional techniques and original recipes.
So incredible is their passion and their craft that they’ve been globally recognized multiple times, winning distinctions from illustrious award-giving bodies like the International Chocolate Awards, and the Academy of Chocolate. They currently have 50 international awards to their name.
Store your chocolate block in a cool, dark place, ideally between 18 to 24°C. You can use the refrigerator, but place the chocolate in an airtight container to keep the moisture and humidity out—and retain its full range of flavors, of course!