The Philosophy Box
‘The great French chef Auguste Escoffier said “To know how to eat is know how to live.” We can be more specific than that. If you only know how to eat chocolate, you’ll know a great deal about how to live.’
In his exclusive essay for Cocoa Runners, ‘The Critique of Pure Cacao’ Julian Baggini gives his thoughts on the importance and joys of craft chocolate. The short piece is a sort of epilogue to his critically acclaimed book ‘The Virtues of the Table’, which is also included with this collection. The book takes a philosophical but fun look at our relationship with food – from farming to eating – and is a must-read for anyone who is serious about their love of food.
To accompany your journey through food philosophy, Julian has picked five bars from our chocolate library.
INSIDE THE BOX
- Five beautifully packaged artisan dark chocolate bars from around the world
- Bars from Friis Holm, Omnom, Menakao, TCHO and Akesson’s.
- A paperback copy of ‘The Virtues of the Table’ by Julian Baggini.
Omnom - Madagascar 66%
Weight 60 g Cocoa Percentage Maker Country Maker Bean Origin Ingredients Dietary Information Select Size
Single Bar £7.95, Carton of 10 £79.50
Friis Holm Indio Rojo (Guatemala) 70%
Weight 100 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Cocoa Percentage Bean Origin Ingredients Icons
TCHO SeriousMilk Classic
Weight 70 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Cocoa Percentage Bean Origin Certifications
Menakao - Dark Chocolate 80%
Weight 65 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Cocoa Percentage Bean Origin Ingredients Dietary Information Select Size
Single Bar £3.95, Carton of 12 £47.40
Akesson's - Madagascar 75% with Pink Pepper
Weight 60 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Cocoa Percentage Bean Origin Bean Variety Ingredients Dietary Information Select Size
Single Bar £5.95, Carton of 12 £71.40
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