Cosset: 1. care for and protect in an overindulgent way. 2. (n) a pet, especially a pet lamb.
Coddle: 1. treat in an indulgent or overprotective way. 2. cook (an egg) in water below the boiling point.
CODDLE & COSSET started in January, 2014 by Lindsay Clark in Vermont and continues today in Anchorage. Lindsay grew up in Wisconsin and later earned a BA in Human Ecology in Maine; her culinary education is largely of the learn-as-you-earn variety. A 2002 stint making and selling home-made bread at the Missoula farmers' market launched years of food work: organic vegetable farming, baking, cheesemaking, goat husbandry, more baking, a twirl in NYC working in non-profit food justice, a life-changing handful of years chocolatiering in Alaska, goat milk caramels on a Vermont mountain top, and specialty coffee and floral design in Pittsburgh. A decade’s worth of chocolate work continues today in Anchorage.
The truffles of Coddle & Cosset reflect each of these chapters, as well as their creator, their home, and the season.
SO WHY "Coddle & Cosset"? One is for the philosophy and technique Lindsay brings to her truffling, in which each is an individual, a work of art, a little bird. The other speaks to the act of eating and/or gifting a bundle of chocolate borne of such attention and affection.
autumn 2018 LINE-UP
Lemon Coriander lemon confit + coriander + pistachios // W
Grapefruit & Bergamot fresh zest + bergamot extract // W
Turmeric & Cracked Pepper turmeric + cardamom // W
Caramel Apple apple butter + caramelized white chocolate // cW
The Bleu Cheese Truffle bleu cheese + tawny port + dried pear // M
Currant Beet roasted beet purée + black current jelly //dM
Tahini local honey + tahini + toasted sesame seeds // D
Blueberry Basil fresh basil + blueberry jam // D
Almond Quince almond butter + membrillo + rose water // D
Raspberry & Chilies local jam + chilies + cacao nibs // D
Lavender Chèvre goat cheese + lavender + local honey + nigella seeds // D
Fennel & Nib fennel-infused cream + cacao nibs // D
Juniper Bay juniper + bay leaf + AK gin // D
The Cosset sheep's milk yogurt + local honey // D
Bittersweet Birch birch syrup + chaga + cocoa powder // 100%
Spruce Tip Caramels foraged spruce tips + honey caramel + wild blueberry sea salt
Coconut Coconut Bars coconut shortbread + coconut caramel + sea salt
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Our truffles are made fresh, without preservatives or sweeteners.
Store at cool room temperature and enjoy within a week!
// ( ) = white, milk, dark chocolate
$2.75 each box of 2 $5.50 box of 4 $10.50 box of 6 $15.50
Please email if interested in ordering! Bulk and custom available.