Trappist Chocolate: Let's discover the delights of the Trappist nuns

The chocolate of the Trappist nuns of the Vltava is produced in an absolutely artisanal way

Trappist chocolate is, together with beers, liqueurs and cosmetics, the most well - known and appreciated product by chocolate connoisseurs and also by those who are simply greedy.

In addition to being a real delight and a pleasure for the palate, chocolate [dark chocolate] is rich in nutrients, particularly flavonoids, which are natural antioxidants. Moreover, chocolate... makes us happier because it promotes the production of serotonin known as the good mood hormone!

One of the first monasteries, and probably the best known, which was dedicated to the production of chocolate and other chocolate products is the Monastery of Frattocchie. Just think that Trappist monks started the production of Trappist chocolate back in 1880. This chocolate was really special and genuine with an unmistakable taste and prepared following traditional methods. High quality Trappist chocolate is also produced by the nuns who animate the Monastery Nasi Pani N.S. of the Vltava near Prague in the Czech Republic.

Founded in 2007 in beautiful Central Bohemia, the nuns of the Monastery belong to the Cistercian order of the Strict Observance and are dedicated to the production of chocolate and truffles of the highest quality. These nuns strictly follow the Benedictine rule of " ora et labora" and chocolate is the fruit and expression of their way of life, based on prayer, work and serenity.

Trappist Chocolate: here are the products of the Trappist nuns

The chocolate of the Trappist nuns of the Vltava is produced in an absolutely artisanal way by the nuns. The ingredients used are of the highest quality and natural, the recipes are the ancient ones learned by the Italian master pastry chefs and also with the help of another French monastery, and no product contains preservatives or colorants so as not to alter the purity of the chocolate. What makes this Trappist chocolate really unique and tasty, in addition to the quality raw materials, is the processing which is carried out entirely by hand by the nuns themselves.

There are 8 types of Trappist chocolate prepared in this monastery, from the most classic to the most original and refined taste:

  • Milk: this chocolate is prepared only with first quality cocoa and more than 20% whole milk... you will see that your children will love it [and not only!].
  • Milk and Hazelnuts: with 20% whole hazelnuts and more than 30% minimum cocoa, all you need to do is eat one of these bars to feel all the goodness of chocolate and hazelnuts.
  • Milk and Coffee: the sweet and creamy taste of milk chocolate combined with the bitter and intense taste of ground coffee!
  • Dark Extra: with 54.5% minimum cocoa, this extra dark Trappist chocolate is really for connoisseurs!
  • Fondente Extra with Hazelnuts: the bitterness of the extra dark chocolate that meets the sweetness of hazelnuts gives rise to an exquisite bar that will delight your palate.
  • Extra Coffee Fondant: particular and pungent, this tablet has an intense and strong taste and flavour, given by the coffee powder and some whole beans... it is perfect for those who are looking for unique and original tastes.
  • Dark Orange Extra: the most classic of combinations, this Trappist chocolate has a strong taste with citrus notes given by the orange peel.
  • Dark Chocolate Truffles: Taste these extra dark chocolate chocolates and you won't be able to stop! They have a full and enveloping taste, slightly fortified and are perfect at the end of a meal or when you feel like a sweet and first quality pampering.
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