The last bit of chocolate from the package Lee sent me from the U.K. was also a milk chocolate. But this milk chocolate, from Seed & Bean, was not just any milk chocolate. This Cornish Cream Caramel Milk Chocolate bar, with 37% cocoa solids, was handmade at Roskilly’s farm using milk from their very own Jersey cows.
I probably haven’t mentioned this on this blog before, but I lived in Wisconsin for 15 years and developed a healthy appreciation for cows in that time. I flat out adore cows. So seeing milk chocolate made using milk from well-loved cows is a truly heartwarming experience.
The chocolate is soft, but still has a bit of a snap. Though there is minimal aroma, there is a strong caramel flavor, and the creaminess is distinct in both the taste and texture. The melt is slow for a milk chocolate, and at the end of that melt, a tiny bit of grit seems to come through. That aside, the chocolate is relatively smooth, though not complex. It’s a solid milk chocolate based on some wonderful milk.
From some wonderful cows. Love those cows.
What is your opinion on cows?