Chocolatier Jean-Charles Rochoux‘s regal-looking chocolate egg harks back to Easter traditions of yesteryear.
Indeed, King Louis XIV of France (1638-1715) used to distribute gold-leaf-painted eggs among his courtisans and servants at Easter.
Louis XIV was known to be very fond of chocolate, and under his reign, it became very popular at the Court.
Jean-Charles Rochoux’s gold-leaf-painted chocolate egg is available in dark, milk or white chocolate and is filled with praliné eggs.
This beautiful chocolate egg comes in three sizes: 10 cm (195 grams), 12 cm (300 grams), and 14 cm (370 grams).
Jean-Charles Rochoux, 16, rue d’Assas, 75006 Paris
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