Take your tastebuds on tour
When too much sweet stuff is barely enough, follow the McIntosh Chocolate Trail around South Australia for the full range of droolworthy treats
vintage, or coffee producers about their roast.
Koko Black (10 stores) has just opened a beautiful salon in Rundle Mall and Bracegirdles has opened its third store in McLaren Vale but my benchmark for artisan chocolate in this state is Steven ter Horst, now in stylishly industrial-looking premises on Rundle St in the City where he is serving beautiful coffee and amazing, genuinely Europeanstyle hot chocolate for clients to enjoy with his exquisite chocolate desserts.
I defy anyone to eat Steven’s Chocolate Cloud ($9) and not drift away on a groan of pleasure. Beware the Salted Caramel Tart … it will become an addiction, which probably explains why he and patissiere partner Chantelle Giardina are having to bottle and sell the caramel soon.
His handmade chocolates taste as sophisticated as they look with only the finest and