Sweeten up sandwiches, Japanese style, with chocolate slices

Japan’s chocolatier Bourbon is one-upping the cheese single like never before with – and I kid you not – chocolate slices. I’m not even going to pretend to be appalled by this food phenomenon, for I think it’s genius. No more messy chocolate spread, sticky spoons or knives and, let’s not forget, superior portion control.

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Let your imagination wander for a minute and think of the endless possibilities a packet of Bourbon chocolate slices in your fridge may bring. There’s the chocolate sandwich option, that’s a given. But then there’s also melted chocolate on toast or take to slices with a cookie cutter for the easiest cupcake toppers you ever did make. Then there’s my method of choice for all things chocolate – simply straight from the packet to your mouth. The best bit is that these contain a hint of alcohol so you won’t have to share them with the kids.

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I’m reasonably confident in saying it’s unlikely we’ll see anything like it in our supermarket dairy cases here in Australia. Though I can’t help but weigh up the options of penning a quick letter of request to the good folk at Ferrero about the possibility of ready-to-unpeel Nutella slices, I feel my kids will support the concept much more than my waistband, elasticated or not.

(via Metro)

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