What’s Noka Worth? (Part 7)

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Dec 172006

In Noka Part 6, I detailed my efforts to give the folks at Noka an opportunity to provide a direct answer to a direct question about their couverture. But, having strong doubts about whether Merrem or Houghton would be forthcoming, I decided to look into the matter myself—months before I even approached Noka about the interview. On to the analysis…

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What’s Noka Worth? (Part 5)

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Dec 142006

In Noka Part 4, we discussed the limited skill and technique involved in Noka’s work as a chocolatier. But, in fairness, Noka’s founders rarely make claims about their skill in working with chocolate. No, their greatest boasts are of the chocolate itself. And to that we must now turn our attention. Onward…

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