- Discover the history of chocolate and theobroma cacao
- Taste 8 artisan chocolates from around the world
For those of you with a sweet tooth… Most people, when they think of Washington DC, think of American history and politics. They maybe don’t associate it with gourmet chocolate. But on this Washington DC gift experience you can learn the history of chocolate, and theobroma cacao - otherwise known as the cocoa tree. Not only will you be given the opportunity to taste several different types of artisan chocolate from around the world, you’ll receive a lesson in how to make your own, yum!
Naturally, before you can manufacture your own chocolate, you need to know how to mix and match flavors. So the lesson begins with some smelling and tasting exercises to help you explore flavor and aroma profiles and how they, work in different types of food. That includes sampling some mouthwatering white, dark and milk chocolates. Once you’re done, pack your chocs up to give them to friends as a present, if you can resist eating them all yourself that is! We recommend this Washington DC activity as deal for birthday treats, or unique Valentine’s Day gift ideas