A Sweet Success


Last week, the Vegan Congress hosted its second event entitled Love + Chocolate, a chocolate themed event featuring two guest speakers: Emma Smith from Zimt Artisan Chocolates, and Greg Hook from Chocolate Arts. Both discussed their individual businesses, as well as diverse aspects of vegan chocolate and its creation. If you happened to miss it, do not fret, as video from the event shall be posted soon. Greg also performed a small experiment with the crowd, giving all a piece of raspberry chocolate and instructing everyone to eat it all at the same time. Might I say, the chocolate was delicious, and from the reactions in the room, I would say everyone agreed.

Buffet2And if that wasn’t enough to satisfy one’s sweet tooth, the event ended with a vegan chocolate buffet, featuring chocolate tart, chocolate cake, small bite size white chocolates, and chocolate balls, all created by members of the Vegan Congress. If you are interested in recreating these treats yourself, recipes shall be posted here over the next few days for your personal use.

All in all, the event was a total success, with the room literally filled to the brim and captivated by the lovely speakers. Not to mention hungry for more than just knowledge, judging by the leftovers from the buffet, or lack thereof.

The Vegan Congress would like to thank everyone who attended the event and made it such a success, as well as Emma and Greg for speaking, GregTalk2and all the members who helped out by creating the delicious sweets. We’d also like to congratulate the winners of the two draws, one for a dinner for 2 at Graze Restaurant, and another for a bar of raw vegan chocolate from Zimt, generously donated by Emma.

Keep a look out for more information in regards to our next event, hopefully taking place at the end of March.

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