Observe the colour and finish of the chocolate.
Break the chocolate and hear the snap.
Rub the chocolate between two fingers and smell the aromas.
Allow the chocolate to melt on your tongue.
The Felchlin world of flavour
Cacao Intensity [Scale 1 to 10]
Every couverture is perceived to exhibit a different cacao intensity. The illustration "cacao fruit" represents the cacao intensity of the couverture on a scale from one to ten, ten being the most intense. Notice how the intensity varies depending upon the origin of the cacao.
Flavour/Intensity [Chronological Order]
The chronological order and the size of the "bubbles" represents the differing flavours and intensity of each flavour as they unfold in the mouth. Savour discovering the diversity of tastes.
The pleasure of eating quality couverture releases many emotions. We have described the emotions we experience. What emotions are released in you?
Be inspired by our recommendations of combining the couverture with a selection of fruits, nuts, spices, flowery or roasted aromas and other delicious ingredients.