Vermont Chocolates to Savor
Earthy, elegant, seasonally-inspired artisanal chocolates handcrafted in the splendor of southern Vermont are the heart of Tavernier Chocolates. Using traditional European confectionery techniques and unconventional, adventurous methods we explore the singular and savory flavors of our terroir through locally grown, fermented and foraged fruits, herbs, mushrooms and vegetables, rich Vermont dairy and cheeses paired with the finest ethically sourced single-origin, origin-made couverture, and an exhilarating blend of global spices and ingredients.
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Experience the flavors of Vermont and check out our guide for the ultimate ways to pair and savor our chocolates.
Our journey to become artisan Vermont chocolate makers has taken many twists and turns, but it feels like everything we’ve done has culminated in what we do and love now. We draw upon our backgrounds in the arts, biology and chemistry, and restaurants and cafés to inform our craft.
These artisan dark chocolate eggs are not your average Easter candy. Each 65 percent dark Ecuadorian chocolate morsel is studded with dried blueberries and raspberries that not only provide a bright pop of color but a pleasantly surprising tartness to each chocolaty bite. Don’t stop here. This small batch chocolatier offers a number of unique and vegan-friendly confections such as Dark Chocolate Fête Mendiants and smoked sea salt-studded bars.
The spreadable pâté-style ganache bricks are blended with Vermont cheeses, raw honey and tree syrups, creating a balanced sweet and savory amuse-gueule, hors d’oeuvre that easily becomes the unexpected star of the cheese or dessert board.
This truly novel and innovative chocolate maker combines traditional European confectionery techniques with locally grown or foraged fruits, herbs, mushrooms and vegetables...Tavernier Chocolates has a reputation for highlighting cacao’s savory elements, creating such unusual edibles as Mont Vert, a pâté-style ganache blended with Vermont chèvre, raw honey and organically grown lavender.
Chocolate charcuterie is a vegetarian ganache roll, dusted in cocoa, that’s made to be sliced and enjoyed on a grazing board. Here, almonds and a hint of Hungarian chili pepper elevate the chocolate into something richer, more complex, and fully delicious.