Gourmet Chocolate Blog


Sulpice on the Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda

April 23, 2013 Anne Palermo

 It just occurred to me that our friends who follow the Sulpice Chocolat blog a bit more regularly may be interested in hearing about our recent mention on the Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda!  We were discovered in October at the Chicago Fine Chocolate Show and mentioned us on the show. I thought it would be a ton of fun to share the clip and article. The segment was starting to run a little long and they had to speed up towards the end, but its exciting nonetheless. Here it is! http://bites.today.com/_news/2012/11/27/15484088-cuckoo-for-cocoa-tasting-the-best-new-chocolates?lite   Feel free to view it...


A Chocolate Map: Where Chocolate Comes From

April 23, 2012 Anne Palermo

2,650,342 tons of cocoa were shipped around the world in 2009/10, according to the latest data from the International Cocoa Organisation.  So when I came across the Guardian's beautiful map of the world's chocolate and where it comes from I wanted to be sure to share it.    


Our Love Affair with Chocolate - Halli Casser-Jayne Show

April 13, 2012 Anne Palermo

Many of you may have had a chance to hear me interviewed by Ms. Halli Casser-Jayne on Blog talk radio, but for those of you that missed it, you can listen to it below.  I was among a panel of five guests including: University of Washington professor and author Dr. Kristy Leissle; dietitian and wellness coach Mary Barbour; author of The Chocolate Thief and Parisian chocolate aficionado Laura Florand; psychotherapist and self-help author Esther Kane; and Dr. Keristy Leissle aka Dr. Chocolate, world-renowned chocolate expert with a PhD in chocolate.  Some of the hot topics we discussed were history of...


Valentine's Day Cupcakes

February 08, 2012 Anne Palermo

I found the most amazing Valentine’s Day cupcake decorating idea from Buttercream Blondie that I needed to share… Love Monsters!  How cute is that.  Best of all, these adorable little Valentine’s Day monsters are a great and nearly free way to celebrate the holiday in a fun and festive way.


Gingerbread Men Recipe

December 12, 2011 Anne Palermo

 There is nothing quite like the spicy sweet scent of gingerbread cookies in the air to instanly make me think of the holidays. Maybe it has to do with my memories of growing up and helping my mom make batches of cookies. I remember standing on the chair next to her, barely able to see over the top of the mixing bowl, anxiously awaiting my chance to stir the deliciousness that was waiting in that big yellow bowl. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that my go to candle scent of the season is gingerbread. Either way, when this time of year comes around I always find myself craving gingerbread cookies, gingerbread men to be specific. Which is why I wanted to share a delicious recipe from the Food Network's very own, Aida Mollenkamp.