by The Chocolate Dictionary
Chocosophy is the wisdom of chocolates. Conventionally expressed in adages or maxims – small but beautifully formed statements – chocosophy comments on, or advises about, chocolates, favouring a sweet, paradoxical tone. Examples of this bite-sized wisdom include:
- A chocolate as dark as night can make one’s day.
- Fullness is an empty box of chocolates.
- The formula for chocolates is: one more than the one before.
- Sometimes a woman’s greatest strength is that she is too weak to resist a box of chocolates.
- Half a chocolate is often a whole pleasure.
- When Valentines blanch, chocolates put the words back in their mouths.
- If ever your transgressions find you behind bars make sure they are chocolate bars.
- Whether they are square, conical, triangular or lozenged, it is in the nature of chocolates that they will go round.
- Bitter chocolates can leave such sweet memories.
- It’s all right to think outside the box as long as it’s not outside the chocolate box.
- If a truffle is a symbol it can also be a clash of cymbals.
- Diamonds are forever – forever dreaming of becoming chocolates.
- In an ideal world the Royal Mint would also be responsible for the after-dinner mints.
- If a picture is worth a thousand words, a ganache is worth a thousand pictures.
- Every chocolate is a relation of elation.
- Life should be one long succession of chocolates occasionally punctuated with chocolates.
- Truffles are both the fuel and the fire.
- In the astronomy of gastronomy all the stars are ganaches.
- If you are looking for an occasion to have chocolates, provide the chocolates and you will have found the occasion.
- There is no need to trifle with desserts when there are truffles to consider.
- The hand that holds a ganache also holds your heart.
- On the brink of satiation some chocolates appear to have no end.