Tag Archives: Valrhona

chateaubriand

L is for… Supper Club – The Underground Restaurant in Toronto with a Chocolaty Edge

It was raining cats and dogs and salamanders. The rain was relentless. From a bright and sunny morning, they day had turned increasingly cold and cloudy with the rain moving in to blanket all of Toronto in a cold, wet ...

clusterphuck

It’s a Complete Clusterphuck at America at Trump Toronto Over Lunch

Lunch started out wonderfully, especially I wasn't expecting it. I had shown up to review desserts and I got a chance to experience an absolutely wonderful lunch at America unexpectedly. As I am just learning about wine, I took the opportunity ...

Maison du Chocolat Valentines 2015 Selection Box

Maison du Chocolat Valentines 2015 Selection Box

I'll say it here – visit the shop on Piccadilly and buy a box. Stand up now, leave wherever you are and just go and buy a box of these now. Get the 15 piece box and it'll come in ...

coupe du monde Team UK

Pastry Team UK Take 6th Place in the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie in Lyon

It all started with an ice sculpture. We were greeted at the entrance to the training ground by an ice sculpture of Rafiki and from there on in we knew the secret that had been kept from us and they ...

valrhona buches

The 12 Valrhona Buche de Noel – Limited Editions

It was a hot day in July when 12 different pastry chefs unveiled their creations to an expectant crowd. We were taken around individually, being introduced to each chef and talked through each of the twelve Buche de Noel. These ...

Chocolate Society Easter Eggs Reviewed – Dark, Hokey Pokey and Dulcey

Chocolate Society Easter Eggs Reviewed – Dark, Hokey Pokey and Dulcey

I enjoyed the Chocolate Society's previous incarnation and so when it was taken over by the current owner I was keen to see how it would change and evolve and grow. So far I haven't had the opportunity to try ...

dulcey bar

Valrhona Dulcey Chocolate Bar Review – Win A Bar!

There has been some conversation and debate among people in the chocolate world about whether or not this new bar from Valrhona is an actual chocolate bar. To begin with it is white 'chocolate' and secondly there is something that ...

Valrhona 2010 Limited Edition Single Estate Bars

I managed to buy these bars on a trip to the US and I thought that these grand cru bars were really original and innovative. The bars were great and I wrote these notes but the pictures of the bars ...

How to Taste Chocolate with Valrhona

Vanessa Lemoine is a master taster and for her first time in the UK she came and spoke to a packed room of passionate chocolate lovers at the Adam Street club, organised by Kate Johns for the Adademy of Chcolate. ...

The Pure Collection by Damian Allsop Review

This pure collection from Damian Allsop is a move in the right direction. As more and more people become aware of how delightful chocolate can be when made correctly by bean to bar manufacturers, Damian Allsop has taken it a ...

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