Yesterday we went on a tour of Mast Brothers Chocolate in Brooklyn. The tour walks you through the meticulous yet simple process used to make superior artisinal chocolate. The brothers began making chocolate in their apartment several years ago and are now making a few thousand extremely high quality bars weekly in their congenial, hands on factory. They purchase fermented beans and from that make chocolate adding only sugar…there is no added flavoring, cocoa butter, preservatives or anything else that is found in many chocolates.
We left after much sampling with lots of chocolate bars and we are going to begin ordering large blocks to use in baking and ice cream making for Home Restaurants and other projects here at 1508.