‘Secretive’, ‘mysterious’ or ‘only for the initiated’ is the definition that comes up for the word ‘Arcane’ on Google.
Chocolate is a product that commands respect. It will reward you when it is given, but also punish you mercilessly when not shown the respect it requires.
When introduced to chocolate going through culinary school, I discovered there is a fine line between getting it right or wrong. The almost limitless beauty, however, that can be created when you get it right, captured my imagination and fascinated me to no end.
I remember as young as 14 deciding that I was going to own a chocolate shop one day. To get there, I would have to dedicate my life to learning and understanding this exceptional product. While I’m still far away from knowing everything there is to know about chocolate, I decided to share my creations and what I did manage to uncover so far with those who wish to be ‘initiated’ to the mysterious world of chocolate.
Welcome to Arcane Chocolate!