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A Tasting Day with Grounded Pleasures

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A Tasting Day with Grounded Pleasures

One of our product photographers recently had the pleasure of joining Craig and Sophie from Grounded Pleasures for an afternoon of hot chocolate tasting. She also learned about the process for chocolate production from growing and harvesting the cocoa, through to the process of blending and producing the flavours that Grounded Pleasures have in their range. The event was held at a cafe local to Grounded Pleasures, Kittelty's at the Gallery in Ballarat. Those who came along were all passionate in their own ways about food, so it was great to hear the diverse questions put to Craig about everything...

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Why we love Chai Walli

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Why we love Chai Walli

Here at Local Pantry Co. we’re suckers for anything local. That’s because when you talk local, you’re talking about low food miles, you’re talking about unique stories and you’re talking about the food and produce that gives our communities identity.

At our first market a few months ago, we had a sample of our product range on display with a sample of Chai Walli tea out for people to smell. Chai is something that isn’t just experienced when you taste it, it’s quite a brilliant thing to smell and enjoy the fragrance. This particular blend, when people took the time to smell it, their expressions changed because they were surprised by just how rich and fragrant it was

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