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A chocolate egg fit for a king

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 … Continue reading A chocolate egg fit for a king

Jean-Charles Rochoux: Three Wise Monkeys

For Easter 2015, Paris chocolate artist and chocolatier Jean-Charles Rochoux is featuring the Three Wise Monkeys—Mizaru, Kikazaru and Iwazaru—beautifully sculpted in chocolate. The Three Wise Monkeys are a pictorial maxim that reminds us to “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.” The trio’s popularity can be traced to a 17th-century carving over the … Continue reading Jean-Charles Rochoux: Three Wise Monkeys

Jean-Charles Rochoux: Valentine’s Day collection

Romantic little fish and hearts with wings are featured in Jean-Charles Rochoux‘s Valentine’s Day collection. The Paris chocolate artist and chocolatier, known for his intricately crafted chocolate sculptures, has created some cute, wide-eyed fish to mark the occasion. The hand-decorated “poisson Lolita” is made of white chocolate with almond and hazelnut praliné. It is available separately or as part of a … Continue reading Jean-Charles Rochoux: Valentine’s Day collection

Jean-Charles Rochoux: A trio of polar bears

Paris chocolatier-artist Jean-Charles Rochoux‘s Christmas 2014 collection features a trio of beautifully sculpted chocolate polar bears. These entirely hand-crafted chocolate bears are available in white, dark or milk chocolate. Each bear is approximately 8 cm tall and weighs 90 grams. Jean-Charles Rochoux, 16, rue d’Assas, 75006 Paris Copyright © www.chocoparis.com. All rights reserved. Photos: © Jean-Charles Rochoux

Jean-Charles Rochoux Easter collection

Animals are a favourite subject for Paris chocolatier Jean-Charles Rochoux, whose rue d’Assas shop is filled with amazing displays of chocolate sculptures of all kinds. His Easter chocolate creations this year include squirrels and hedgehogs. Available in dark, milk or white chocolate, Rochoux’s delicate chocolate hedgehogs feature plenty of attention to detail, from their spiny coats to … Continue reading Jean-Charles Rochoux Easter collection

Jean-Charles Rochoux: Christmas animals and a modern Santa

The animal kingdom reigns at chocolatier Jean-Charles Rochoux’s Paris chocolate shop, where chocolate elephants, rhinos and crocodiles line the shelves alongside rabbits, ducks and snails. No surprise, then, that Rochoux’s Christmas chocolate collection features some splendid sculptures of his favourite subjects. A chocolate reindeer, fawn and hare are just some of the festive goodies offered … Continue reading Jean-Charles Rochoux: Christmas animals and a modern Santa

Jean-Charles Rochoux: Dark chocolate & honey

As part of his fall collection, Paris chocolatier Jean-Charles Rochoux has combined the bitterness of dark chocolate with the sweetness of honey and toasted pine nuts. The chocolate and honey collection includes three different chocolate bonbons made with three distinct varieties of honey, including honey produced in Paris! Parisian honey benefits from a diverse vegetation … Continue reading Jean-Charles Rochoux: Dark chocolate & honey