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 Marou.
- A paperback copy of ‘The Virtues of the Table’ by Julian Baggini and his Cocoa Runners exclusive essay ‘The Critique of Pure Cacao’.
- Detailed tasting notes to let you unwrap the stories behind each bar
Friis Holm - La Dalia 60% Lazy Cocoa Growers Blend with Cocoa Nibs
Weight 100 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Cocoa Percentage Bean Origin Ingredients Icons
Omnom Madagascar 66%
Weight 60 g Cocoa Percentage Maker Country Maker Bean Origin Ingredients Dietary Information Select Size
Single Bar £7.95
Menakao 44% Milk Chocolate (Taster Bar)
Weight 25 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Bean Origin Cocoa Percentage Ingredients Dietary Information Select Size
Single Bar £2.50
TCHO SeriousMilk Cacao
Weight 70 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Cocoa Percentage Bean Origin Ingredients Dietary Information Certifications Select Size
Single Bar £5.95
Marou Ba Ria 76%
Weight 80 g Type of Chocolate Maker Maker Country Cocoa Percentage Bean Origin Icons Ingredients Dietary Information Certifications
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