There are many ways to indulge yourself. You can get a two-hour full-body massage, order a big steak from a restaurant, or get a big fuzzy sweater to wrap yourself around in. Indulging yourself in the simple things in life can bring you great joy and comfort. You feel like your worries can just wither away. Everyone has their own kind of indulgence that specifically fits what they think of their own personal heaven, but almost everyone can agree that the most common indulgence is chocolate. Chocolate has been, and is, one of the biggest indulgences across all people. No matter who you are, most likely you can easily be tempted by a candy bar, a bon bon, or a slice of chocolate cake. It is the simplest way to get instant gratification. From a tiny piece to a entire tub of ice cream, chocolate maintains its popularity for years and year. It’s a craving that some people keep all their lives. It is extremely easy to get your hands on some chocolate – The gas station, a convenience store, a coffee shop, even a high-end department store. Although chocolate is delicious, not all candy bars are created equal – For one thing some candy bars don’t even have enough chocolate to still be called a chocolate bar. But the ones that do contain a good amount of cocoa are usually the ones that are the most delicious. This is why high quality luxury chocolates are worth spending that little bit of money for an instant vacation in your mouth.
There is a little bit more tender love and care that goes into making higher quality chocolate. For one thing, the cocoa beans are usually cultivated privately and the chocolatier has a close relationship to wherever they are being grown and harvested. Many chocolatiers these days are very involved with the farming of the cocoa beans. Not only does this make for a better bean, but also better treatment of the farm workers and harvesters. The people handling the cocoa beans eat the pulpy flesh of the cocoa fruit, but the beans are harvested, dried, and sent to a factory to be processed for chocolate. The process is much like coffee.
High quality luxury chocolates are those that are specially cared for, and they people handling them being taken care of as well. You can taste not just the delicious chocolate, but also the painstaking effort it took to make it taste that good.