Tag Archives: Easter

Arnaud Delmontel presents Pâque’Sous, a chocolate piggy bank

For Easter 2012, renowned Parisian boulanger-pâtissier Arnaud Delmontel (Best Mille-feuille in Paris, 2010 and Best Baguette in Paris, 2007) has decided to break away from the traditional symbols of Easter. Instead of the usual chocolate bells, hens and fish, Monsieur Delmontel has created a cute and colourful chocolate pig. But this bucolic little pig, made … Continue reading Arnaud Delmontel presents Pâque’Sous, a chocolate piggy bank

Easter chocolate exhibit at Jadis et Gourmande

Parisian chocolatier Jadis et Gourmande is presenting a special “painterly” collection of chocolate art. Exposition Pascale (Easter Exhibit) features the symbols of Easter in the style of 20th century painters…Pollock, Matisse, César, Magritte, Rothko and others. The colourful chocolate “masterpieces” on display are delicious examples of contemporary (chocolate) art, whether inspired by abstract art, abstract … Continue reading Easter chocolate exhibit at Jadis et Gourmande

Chocorico! La Maison du Chocolat’s Easter collection

Chocorico! (Choc-a-doodle-do!), La Maison du Chocolat‘s Easter collection, features not just yummy chocolate eggs and chocolate hens, but a scrumptious chocolate henhouse as well. Under the supervision of creative director Gilles Marchal, the company’s chocolatier-artists have handcrafted this playful collection of chocolate figurines with plenty of care and attention to detail. From the tiny bits of chocolate used … Continue reading Chocorico! La Maison du Chocolat’s Easter collection

Oeuf Gourmand chocolate eggs from Abanico Chocolat

“Head for the stars to discover your choco personality,” is what Abanico Chocolat invites chocolate lovers to do this Easter. Abanico founder Victoire Finaz, who trained as a psychologist prior to becoming a chocolatier, has made choosing a chocolate Easter egg something of a personality test, with different coloured chocolate rings corresponding to different planets and … Continue reading Oeuf Gourmand chocolate eggs from Abanico Chocolat

Easter egg hunts in and around Paris

On Sunday, April 24, 2011 Centre des Monuments Nationaux will be holding chocolate Easter egg hunts (chasses aux oeufs de Pâques) at national monuments throughout France, including eight locations in Paris and the surrounding region. It’s a fun way for children and their families to visit historic sites while enjoying a favourite Easter tradition! In … Continue reading Easter egg hunts in and around Paris

Easter chocolate workshop with Gilles Marchal

La Maison du Chocolat’s creative director Gilles Marchal will be giving a three-hour Easter chocolate workshop at Ecole Ritz Escoffier culinary school in Paris. Two sessions of this hands-on event, called Extrême Chocolat, will be offered: Sunday March 27 or Sunday April 10, from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. Participants will learn tips and tricks … Continue reading Easter chocolate workshop with Gilles Marchal