Chocolatier-artist Patrick Roger, renowned as much for his exotic chocolate sculptures as for his gourmet chocolate creations, has put the spotlight on painting for his latest back-to-school chocolate treats. These colourful tubes of paint, which are entirely handmade, are filled with 64 per cent dark Madagascar chocolate! Available at Patrick Roger, 108, boulevard Saint-Germain, … Continue reading Patrick Roger: Tubes of paint… filled with chocolate
Saturday, November 17 marked the launch of Patrick Roger‘s newest boutique in Paris on the very chic place de la Madeleine. But it’s not your typical chocolate shop. Described by the master chocolatier himself as a “chocolate mine,” the stunning shop is a magnificent showcase for Roger’s chocolate art, as well as his marvellous gourmet … Continue reading Patrick Roger’s “chocolate mine” opens on place de la Madeleine
Chocolatier-sculptor Patrick Roger, famous for the stunning window displays of his Paris chocolate shops, has designed some Easter eggs with a splash of colour just in time for spring. These hand-painted chocolate eggs feature dabs of yellow, orange and green…or simply white. The Easter eggs are made of either dark chocolate or milk chocolate. They are filled … Continue reading Patrick Roger: Spotlight on Easter eggs
Chocolatier Patrick Roger is known as much for his larger than life chocolate sculptures as for the subtle, exotic flavours of his delicious ganaches and pralines. His windows displays are always amazing, whether giant chocolate Easter Eggs, chocolate elephants, or even a chocolate Berlin Wall. Monsieur Roger’s line-up for the 2011 holiday season is no … Continue reading Patrick Roger Noël 2011 Christmas collection
This year’s winner of the World Chocolate Masters competition, which took place in Paris this week alongside the Salon du Chocolat, is Frank Haasnoot, of the Netherlands. Nineteen highly skilled contestants from around the world, each of them already winners of “National Chocolate Masters” competitions in their home countries, participated in the event. For this … Continue reading World Chocolate Master 2011: Frank Haasnoot
One of Parisian chocolatier Patrick Roger’s seasonal specialities is his Saint Patrick’s Day chocolate — a dark chocolate ganache infused with Irish Guinness beer! Inspired by the symbol of Ireland, the shamrock, and the country’s favourite beverage, these Saint Patrick’s Day chocolates are one-of-a-kind in France, where Saint Patrick’s Day is not traditionally observed. Except … Continue reading Saint Patrick’s Day beer-flavoured chocolates
In keeping with his bold and unconventional style, Parisian chocolatier Patrick Roger has created some audacious chocolate treats to mark Valentine’s Day — chocolate breasts! The cheeky confections consist of a creamy salted caramel mousse filling covered with a thin layer of dark chocolate dusted with cocoa powder. Master chocolatier Roger came up with the … Continue reading Chocolate breasts, anyone?