Bahen and Co chocolate
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The finest dark choocolate you could imagine. Perfect for eating and for cooking. Bahen & Co. founder, Josh Bahen, has a decade of experience in the making of fine wine and a wine-makers attention to craftsmanship.
Honourably sourced cacao beans. Handcrafted in Margaret River.
House Blend 70%: A selection of single plantation cacao's stone ground to produce a complex chocolate in a distinct house style. Ingredients : Cocoa beans and organic cane sugar
Almond and Sea Salt: House blend chocolate meets the finest of almonds, slow roasted with estate grown olive oil then finished with hand harvested sea salt. Ingredients : Cocoa beans, organic cane sugar, Margaret River olive oil, Australian almonds, Maldon sea salt.
Brazil: Bahia plantation was once lost in the Jungles of the Mata Atlantica. Today it's cacao produces a chocolate with expressions of dark fruit and bold chocolate notes. Ingredients : Cocoa beans and organic cane sugar
Madagascar: This farm was established in the 1920's and it's rare heirloom beans produce a very distinct citrus fruit driven chocolate. A whole new chocolate experience. Ingredients: Organic cocoa beans and organic cane sugar
House Blend 80%: Our darker House Blend brings forth the chocolate makers craftmanship to create the perfect blend of single origin cacaos. Ingredients : Cocoa beans and organic cane sugar
Chilli & salt: The flavour combination was perfected by the ancient Aztecs. Flame roasted chilli varietals meet our House Blend chocolate. Finished with a dusting of flaked sea salt. Ingredients : Cocoa beans, organic cane sugar, chilli, flake salt
Cracked Coffee: Cacao & Coffee - two single origin beans from Brazil meet. Lightly roasted Arabica coffee beans, cracked over our bold Brazil chocolate. Ingredients : Cacao Beans, Organic cane sugar, Coffee beans
Vietnam: Amongst the maze of rivers downstream from Saigon, lie island gardens holding a colonial treasure from another time. Flavours unique to the Mekong Delta, from the farmers at Cho Gao co-op. Look for cinnamon, liquorice, balsamic & espresso. Incredibly complex. Ingredients: Cacao beans & organic raw sugar
House Blend 90%: For those who love the darker side, a 90% House Blend. We've blended four origins to craft a bar that is subtle yet powerful. Find flavours of mocha, brownie and roasted cacao. Our darkest House Blend brings forth the chocolate makers craftmanship to create the perfect blend of single origin cacaos. Ingredients: Cacao beans & organic raw sugar
Guatemala 75%: Perched on the steep slopes of the Oana Itzam Mountains. Indigenous Mayan farmers cultivate a distinctive cacao. Find flavours of cookie dough, banana & soft caramel tones. Ingredients : Cocoa beans and Organic raw sugar
Cherry & Coconut: Here handpicked sour cherries and crunchy toasted coconut meet our house blend chocolate. Ingredients: Cacao beans, organic raw sugar, coconut & cherries.
Columbian Coffee: Cacao & Coffee - From the plateau of Popayan, this Columbian coffee is sourced. The slow roasted Arabica beans are stone ground with our cacao to make a rich expresso bar. Ingredients : Cacao Beans, Organic raw sugar, Coffee beans
Orange & Hazelnut: Zesty sun ripened Valencia oranges and slow roasted hazelnuts meet our house blend chocolate. Ingredients : Cacao beans, organic raw sugar, orange & hazelnuts.
Raspberry & Rose: Here field ripened raspberries meet our house blend chocolate, then finished with Persian rose petals. Ingredients : Cacao Beans, Organic raw sugar, Coffee beans, Raspberry, Rose Petals & Natural Rose Oil.
Weight : 75g
The raw natural beauty and integrity of the Margaret River region makes it the perfect location to embark on an exotic journey with the cocoa bean. The process involves roasting, winnowing, stone grinding, conching and tempering. Old world machines that craft chocolate in an old fashioned way. In a way that gently teases out and captures the individual character of the beans.
Using vintage chocolate making equipment and only 2 ingredients, cacao and cane sugar, Bahen & Co. strives to make chocolate in a traditional way that pre-dates the mass production of the industrial revolution. Chocolate that exhibits ancient aromas and flavours and carries the senses back to the times of the Mayans, Aztecs and Incas. Chocolate that speaks of the Growers’ and the unique personalities of the plantations. We hope you enjoy the journey. From bean to bar.