Incredible Edibles (solution)

by Emily Morgan; additional photography by Peter Morgan, Ginny Popper, Danielle Sucher, and David Turner; chocolate by Alex Calhoun and Ashley Destra Freeman

The puzzle is a series of pictures. Each picture is a number made out of food. The foods are the ingredients (minus chocolate) of chocolate bars from Vosges. Index into the name of the chocolate bar by the depicted number. It will spell out CALL TO ASK FOR DESSERT. When solvers do, they are given a piece of chocolate with the real answer, LIQUEURS, printed on it.

OrderNameIngredientsLetterIndex of letter
1OaxacaOaxacan guajillo + pasilla chillies + 75% Tanzanian chocolateC5
2Amalfi Exotic Candy Barlemon zest + pink peppercorns + 36% cocoa butter white chocolateA1
3Woolloomoolooroasted & salted macadamia nuts + Indonesian coconut + hemp seeds + deep milk chocolate, 41% cacaoL4
4Black PearlGinger + wasabi + black sesame seeds + 55% dark chocolateL2
5Organic Peanut Butter Bonbon BarOrganic peanut butter fills a 45% deep milk chocolate bar + pink Himalayan salt + Malden sea saltT13
6GojiTibetan goji berries + pink Himalayan salt + 45% deep milk chocolateO2
7NagaSweet Indian curry (powder) + coconut (flakes) + 41% deep milk chocolateA2
8Cherry Rooibos Exotic Candy BarAfrican rooibos tea + dried Michigan cherries + milk chocolateS13
9Mo’s Milk Chocolate Bacon BarHickory smoked bacon + Alderwood smoked salt + deep milk chocolateK7
10Red FireMexican ancho & chipotle chillies + Ceylon cinnamon dark chocolateF4
11Bapchi’s Caramel Toffee Exotic Candy BarButtery toffee + walnuts + pecansO16
12Peppermint Candy Cane Exotic Chocolate BarPeppermint (candy cane) + dark chocolate.R6
13Gingerbread Toffee Exotic Candy BarGingerbread (spiced) toffeeD11
14Blood Orange Caramel Exotic Candy Barhibiscus flowers + blood orange caramel + CampariE11
15Smoke & Stout Caramel BarChocolate Stout Beer, smoked salt, (burnt sugar) caramel, & dark chocolateS1
16Pink Himalayan Salt Caramel BarPink Himalayan Salt, burnt sugar caramel, & dark chocolateS14
17Barcelona Exotic Candy BarHickory smoked almonds + Fleur de Sel (grey) sea salt + deep milk chocolateE5
18Banana Victoria BarDried organic bananas, organic California walnuts, Grenadian nutmeg, & dark chocolateR12
19Black Salt Caramel Exotic Candy BarBlack Hawaiian sea salt + soft (burnt sugar) caramelT9

About Ambiguity: Some of the chocolate bars have names that differ between the packaging and the website, and one of the ingredients lists matches two different bars. It is easy to decide which name to use based on the final clue phrase.

Charles L. Dodgson
Charles L. Dodgson