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Valhrona Chocolate Fondant from Customs House in Brisbane, Australia

valhrona chocolate fondant

While I love pretty much any dessert that is set in front of me it is a rare day that my husband loves the sweets as much as I do. This Valhrona Chocolate Fondant knocked both of our socks off. It was incredible and easily falls into the top 5 of all desserts I’ve ever had. Too bad it’s so far away!

Here’s the description from Customs House in Brisbane, “Soft centred Valrhona chocolate fondant, salted peanut butter ice cream, vanilla bean Anglaise.” Continue reading →

Gelato Creations from Messina in Sydney, Australia


What you see above is the world’s best gelato, compliments of Messina in Sydney, Australia.

I went to Sydney during the summer of 2012 on my honeymoon, and one night of our stay found us in the Darlinghurst neighborhood, right around the corner of Messina. All I had to see was the word “gelato” on the door and I knew we’d be stopping. I didn’t expect to find such a magical little shop. Continue reading →