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February 1, 2011

Gem Chocolates

Blueberry gems: rooibos tea ganache infused with blueberry. Count the antioxidants! Photo courtesy Gem Chocolates.

WHAT IT IS: Luxury chocolates, handmade by a fine artisan.
WHY IT’S DIFFERENT: Every chocolatier has a “voice,” a style. This voice has a deft hand in flavoring beautiful ganaches.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Affordable luxury.
WHERE TO BUY IT: Buy Online.

.Gem Chocolates:
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There are many gems in this shop of chocolate jewels. Here’s a sampling of what’s in store for you:

The Classics

  • Caramel Crème: silky caramel crème with a hint of sea salt
  • Classique: Madagascar vanilla bean* infusion in a smooth, rich milk chocolate ganache
  • Lemony Zing: fresh lemon and a hint of mint in a white chocolate ganache
  • Mint: organic mint leaves blended into white chocolate ganache
  • Praline: ground almonds and caramelized sugar in milk chocolate ganache
  • Provence: French lavender infused into dark chocolate ganache

*See the different types of vanilla.

The Moderns

  • Berry Blue Rooibos: A blueberry tea infusion in milk chocolate ganache
  • Cha-Cha: Cherry and chili in dark chocolate ganache
  • Conquistadores: Spicy habanero chili and a hint of cinnamon in a dark chocolate ganache
  • Lai-Chi: Fresh lychee infused into white chocolate ganache
  • Mango-Ya: A mango and pomegranate infusion into white chocolate ganache
  • Masala: Indian spices blended into milk chocolate ganache
  • Passion: natural passion fruit in white chocolate ganache

Shopping information is below.


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The next step is up to you. Go to Gem Chocolates’ website and make someone happy.

—Karen Hochman


Handmade Luxury Chocolates Filled With Ganache Or Caramel

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Note: Gem Chocolates is located in Vancouver. Shipping is timely.


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Classique: milk chocolate ganache infused with Madagascar vanilla bean.

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