Smooth Festival of Chocolate 2015

Recently, I gave in to my craving of ice cream chocolate so it is only fitting that I choc myself out by writing about my first ever “Chocolate Festival”. Both the boyfriend and I love chocolates, well he likes chocolates, I just like to eat really.

Early on in our relationship, I was all about white chocolate, some chocolate enthusiasts might call it the “fake chocolate”. The boyfriend on the other hand was all about dark chocolate, which I’m not a big fan of actually until I did the BuzzFeed Clean Eating Challenge. I am now a convert – milk and dark all the way, whilst the boyfriend is now a milk man (ha! a milk man).

To justify indulging in chocolates, we started our day by cycling from The Rocks to Barangaroo then back, where they held last year’s Chocolate Festival.

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This is what welcomed us. I had to be smart about what to buy as I want a mix of both savoury and sweet and I only had about $100 in cash.

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My first purchase was some churros, a stick wouldn’t hurt I thought. I was planning to share it with the boyfriend so I could potentially eat more but he refused. Damn.

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How pretty are these?! There was a massive crowd in front of this stall so I just squeezed in took a snap and stared at it for a good couple of seconds. Perks of being tiny sometimes, it’s really easy to squeeze in a huge crowd.

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Rows and rows of colourful and tasty macarons.

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If I could, I would’ve tried each and every one of these eclairs.

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The mason jar trend continues…

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I’m a red velvet cupcake with cream cheese type of girl but I can resist these beauties.

Thanks to this festival, I found my favourite chocolate. Unfortunately, I do not have a photo of their stand but luckily, I took a flat  lay when we got home.

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Zokoko is an Australian handmade chocolate from the West! That’s even more exciting. The Chale Milk was the only flavour that we bought so I can’t attest to their other flavours but I am telling you, it was the bomb! I bought 3 last Easter to give the boyfriend with the intention of finishing it my self, but he was too fast. 😦

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Now let’s move to the savoury side of things. This place has some awesome chimichurri sauce, maybe not as good as Porteno but pretty good for a meat skewer place in a Chocolate Festival. So good that I bought 2 skewers then went back for 2 more.

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These Shayan guys are having the best time ever. They’re probably the happiest stall so we thought, why don’t we take some photos with them.

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