Whiskey and Chocolate Pairing - May
- Food & Drink
- Madre Chocolate Factory, Kailua HI
Come join the chocolate experts of Madre Chocolate and the tea experts of Tealet for this great team up of stimulating food & drink as we take a journey through Hawaiian chocolates and Hawaiian and Asian teas! We'll go through all the nuances of cacao & tea terroir, preparation, tasting, & pairing as we sample some of the worlds best teas and award-winning chocolate. Which crunchy chocolate does that genmai cha tea with roasted rice go with? What's the best dark chocolate for a nice smooth rich oolong? How does fruity Hamakua-grown chocolate compare with roasted nutty Hamakua-grown tea? How do the brain stimulants of caffeine & theophylline in tea complement the heart stimulants and aprhodisiac compounds like theobromine in chocolate? All these questions and more will be answered in this fun event that's sure to wake you up and get you going for a day at the beach on a sunny Saturday morning, and learn how the world's best cacao & tea hunters practice their craft.