Editor’s note: Ron Rocky Coloma is a Stanford University college student who is interning at the Pacific Everyday News by means of August. You can access him at [email protected]
If you are a chocolate lover or a chocoholic, these days is your working day to shine and to be cost-free from guilt as you indulge in the sweetest address you normally craved. Environment Chocolate Working day is an annual celebration that unites the chocolate group close to the environment on July 7.
To enable you fulfill that sweet tooth, I went on a hunt all around the island and tried using out many kinds of chocolate desserts and beverages. In addition, I interviewed some of the eating places, bakeries, inns, and cafes’ administrators to chat much more about their delicious products. Appreciate my private listing!
Pecoli is a pastry shop positioned in Tamuning that is recognized for their homemade Japanese type cakes and baked items.
Emi Heacock, the owner of Pecoli, reported that the very best chocolate solution from her store is the Heavenly Chocolate Cake. The Tamuning resident added that the cake is quite well known in Japan.
The Heavenly Chocolate Cake doesn’t comprise gluten, and you can appreciate it in a few techniques: cold, home temperature and warm.
When it is served chilly, it is like Nama Chocolate by Royce, which is really silky and loaded. Just after you eliminate the cake from the fridge, you can slice it then consume it.
At place temperature, it is like terrine, which is softer and which melts in your mouth. You will have to go away it at home temperature for all around 15 minutes.
Served heat, it’s like fondant chocolate, which is fluffy and melting. You will have to position it inside of the microwave for all over 10 to 15 seconds. The middle portion starts to soften and likewise transforms into a lava cake.
“Chocolate is for all ages. All people can get pleasure from it. Our Heavenly Chocolate Cake will certainly get you to Heaven,” Heacock mentioned.
The Tsubaki Tower: Casa Oceano
After a extensive working day of finding out on the net at Stanford University and doing the job numerous careers, I decided to have a crack with my loved ones at The Tsubaki Tower for a night.
Aside from looking at the wonderful look at from my resort area, together with the attractive Gun Seashore, I was eager to consider out the hotel’s buffet cafe Casa Oceano.
The restaurant’s most well known chocolate item is the fudge brownie. They make distinctive sorts of brownies, which are incredibly chewy and moist. They use their personal pre-built icing and whipped cream, and they top it off with chocolate swirl and sugar.
I also complemented the fudge brownie with their caramel mochi, which is quite renowned and originated from Japan.
Hilton Guam Vacation resort & Spa: Caffè Cino
Accompanying my father for a small business meeting, I made the decision to test out Hilton’s Caffè Cino. The resort permitted me to see the amazing views of Two Enthusiasts Stage and Tumon Bay.
Caffè Cino is the ideal place to analyze or to have conferences with clientele. Immediately after hunting by means of their different breads, pastries and cakes, I made a decision to get their Chocolate Cupcake and Mocha Frappé. The Chocolate Cupcake had a gentle texture, which was pretty chewable. The Mocha Frappé was prosperous in taste and had the ideal amount of caffeine to keep me up later on in the day.
In Tamuning lies Hafaloha, a clothes model and dessert shop. Combining both of those their Hawaiian and CHamoru cultures, the family members determined to title their store “Håfaloha.”
Beyoncé Whitfield, a Yigo resident and manager in Håfaloha, explained that the most popular chocolate alternative is the Oreo Insanity. It is a crushed oreo chocolate chip and served in vanilla sauce. In accordance to her, it is specifically focused to chocolate lovers because they intentionally add added chocolate in it.
“Chocolate would make the globe sweet. Preserve on feeding on on World Chocolate Working day, and preserve it sweet,” Whitfield stated.
Patisserie PariSco is a pastry shop situated in Tamuning that attempts to incorporate high quality desserts from Paris and San Francisco.
Rachelle Leon Guerrero, a supervisor at PariSco, explained that chocolate lovers need to test out the Chocolate Temptation. “It is a chocolate cake layered with chocolate chiffon sponge, dim chocolate mousse, hazelnut crunch foundation and a dark chocolate glaze,” she reported.
Toppings can also be added, these types of as macarons and strawberries.
Olive Backyard garden
As somebody who will be finding out Italian in higher education and who intends to review abroad in Florence for six months as a result of the Stanford program in the foreseeable future, Olive Back garden sparked my curiosity. Positioned at Tumon Sands Plaza, the Italian restaurant sells the Chocolate Brownie Lasagna.
The dessert is composed of 8 decadent layers of prosperous, fudgy brownie and sweet vanilla product cheese frosting, topped with chocolate shavings and a chocolate drizzle. There is chocolate almost everywhere, layered in the frosting, cake and so forth.
Paolo Dizon, a supervisor at Olive Backyard garden, explained that the Chocolate Brownie Lasagna “was a marketing product from stateside that we introduced in excess of below. It finally did rather effectively so we finished up retaining it.”
The Australian-themed cafe Outback is situated in Tumon, and their finest chocolate product is Chocolate Thunder From Down Beneath.
It is a do-it-yourself chocolate pecan brownie that is gluten-free. It is topped off with vanilla ice product with handmade chocolate sauce, whipped product as effectively as chocolate chips.
Josh Borja, a supervisor at Outback Steakhouse, stated that the Chocolate Thunder From Down Underneath has been on their menu ever considering that they opened on island. “Everything about it is created from scratch. We serve generous parts for the whole table to share.”
Just about every weekend, I would often locate myself at Micronesia Mall seeking out different desserts. Nonetheless, the a person that stuck out for me was Häagen-Dazs’ Belgian Chocolate.
The dessert is imported from Madagascar, and the ice product is composed of five substances: fresh new egg yolk, clean milk, clean cream, pure flavoring and sugar.
I am a enormous admirer of Häagen-Dazs and have been often taking in their items when I am on campus at Stanford. Almost everything is fresh new and served with the best high-quality.
Mad Bingsu Dessert
I brought my sister with me to Micronesia Mall one particular working day and decided to try out Mad Bingsu Dessert — a dessert cafe that delivers desserts, espresso and pastries.
We examined out the Darkish Chocolate Bingsu. They place finely shaved ice inside with chocolate ice product in the center. They also involve marshmallows, oreos, dark chocolate powder and dim chocolate syrup.
The Darkish Chocolate Bingsu is designed as a dessert although the cafe’s other chocolate products, these types of as the scorching and iced chocolate are meant for ingesting. It has a lot more to offer than the other two solutions.
Hyatt Regency Guam: The Deli
Hyatt Regency properties The Deli — a dessert cafe that sells award-successful cakes, pastries and treats. Their specific chocolate pastry is the chocolate opera cake. What makes their servings distinctive when compared to other shops is that they generate chocolate garnishes for the special cakes.
The chocolate opera cake is currently being served at The Deli as their specific cake this thirty day period. It is also served at Niji and Café Kitchen area as their distinctive complimentary cake when prospects dine in for particular occasions.
Mina Aflague, the pastry chef at the Hyatt Regency Guam Hotel, mentioned that the generation of the cake goes back again to a pastry chef from France.
“In phrases of my historical past with this cake, I worked with distinct pastry cooks from distinct nations,” Aflague stated. “I would often decide the opera cake as my special some thing to learn, only since I know how tough it is to fantastic a nice, straight, layered chocolate opera cake.”
The chocolate opera cake is a French cake, and it is produced with layers of almond sponge cake acknowledged as joconde in French. It is soaked in coffee syrup, layered with chocolate ganache and coffee butter cream, and covered in chocolate ganache.
“To all you chocolate lovers all-around the planet, indulge in this chocolate address with no any guilt,” Aflague said. “Chocolate does not only satisfy the sweet tooth it also caters to some wellness advantages, these as remaining wealthy in anti-oxidants.”
Every single time I store with my loved ones at Macy’s, it is often my and my sister’s target to get a Godiva Reliable Milk Chocolate Bar when we close to the cashier.
We come across it a delicious treat just after searching. It can also be utilized for baking, but we usually end it before we go away the shopping mall.
I also believe it is a ideal present for chocolate lovers all around the island. Grab a few these days, and deliver it to your beloved kinds and your close friends. Time to feast on these delightful treats!