Chocolatiers and chocolate enthusiasts from across France and the far corners of the cocoa-producing world will soon converge on Paris for the Salon du Chocolat, which takes place at Porte de Versailles from October 31 to November 4, 2012. This 18th edition of the annual gourmand event will feature more than 12,000 square metres of show … Continue reading Salon du Chocolat 2012: New Worlds of Chocolate!
September’s pastry of the month at Ladurée, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, is La Coquette. Filled with a smooth, bittersweet chocolate crème pâtissière and covered in dark chocolate, this plump chocolate cream puff is sure to satisfy any chocolate lover’s sweet tooth. La Coquette is the ninth in a series of 12 … Continue reading La Coquette, from Ladurée
New at La Maison du Chocolat, “Les Gourmandises” are a collection of crisp and delicate chocolate sticks. These tasty treats, created by La Maison du Chocolat head chocolatier Nicolas Cloiseau, come in dark chocolate and milk chocolate. The milk chocolate sticks feature almond praliné with tiny bits of grilled and caramelised coconut. The dark chocolate … Continue reading Les Gourmandises: Crispy chocolate sticks
La Maison du Chocolat‘s handmade rochers—large, creamy almond or hazelnut truffles with a crunchy chocolate coating—are a timeless favourite. These delicious chocolate treats feature a smooth and rich praliné centre surrounded by bits of toasted, caramelised almonds covered in dark or milk chocolate. Now, they come in their very own gift box! A lovely round … Continue reading A rocher gift box from La Maison du Chocolat