I am rather busy at the moment, and as this article is published I am on the way for a short ski-touring break away. But I still wanted to keep my Austrian Cuisine articles running and I came up with a somehow different idea for this issue.
Easter is the time when people get a lot of chocolate as presents (at least it is in Austria) and I was especially happy to get some delicious Zotter Chocolate. Josef Zotter is a chocolatier from Styria, who started to create his own chocolate in the 90ies. He was bored of the dullness of industrial chocolate and wanted to try something else. Moreover he decided to only use Fair Trade and organic ingredients.
The Zotter chocolate bars are something special, as they are created for special events and with combinations of flavor you would never think of.
This proved to be very succesful and nowadays Josef Zotter runs a chocolate manufactory, where the hand scooped bars are created. The manufactory can be visited – unfortunately I have not done this yet.
I strongly advise to try some Zotter chocolate while being in Austria and it is also a great present to bring back after heading home!
You can find more information about Josef Zotter on their Website!
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