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Cherish Finden, Executive Pastry Chef at Langham

The Mighty Bûches

Valrhona, the French chocolate company, is highly regarded within the world of pastry chefs both for their high-quality chocolate and, importantly,  for the practical support and training the company offers to patissiers working with their chocolate.  This Christmas, Valrhona has...

Box of Lindt chocolates

Lindor Pick & Mix at Lindt°

Who doesn't love indulging in balls of creamy Swiss chocolate? Now you can unleash your nostalgic childhood memories and create your own Pick & Mix box of Lindt Lindor truffles online. Stick to the flavours you love, or treat yourself to some of the more difficult to find varieties. Let your imagination run wild and create a gift box either for you or for a loved one (or even both!).

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Profile 66 launch event at Café Royal

Valrhona: Chocolate Creativity

Among the world of chocolatiers and pastry chefs, French chocolate company Valrhona is both widely used and well-respected.  “Valrhona is one of those high-quality brands which you can trust to deliver consistent quality,” says Benoit Blin, Head Pastry chef at...

Zotter Walnuts with Marzipan bar

Chocolatier.co.uk’s stocking filler reviews

A little high-quality chocolate hidden in the toe of a Christmas stocking will always be a treat. Here are some stocking filler suggestions: Paul Wayne Gregory Christmas Pudding Truffle Appearance: a red-tinted half dome-shaped truffle, with a noticeable shine to...

Valrhona Factory

Chocolate Tasting the Valrhona Way

The Academy of Chocolate, as founder and Chairman Sara Jayne Stanes explained to me, “was founded in 2005 for educational purposes, to teach people how to distinguish between chocolate and chocolate confectionery and explore the long journey from bean to...

Valrhona Guanaja Grué chocolate bar

Review: Valrhona Guanaja Grué

Valrhona's chocolate factory is based in the small town of Tain l'Hermitage, in a wine growing district near Lyon. Valrhona's products are "vintage chocolates" some being "made from beans of a single year's harvest in exceptional plantations." The Guanaja Grué...