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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...

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...

The Chocolate Boutique Hotel

A Sweet Break For Two at The Chocolate Boutique Hotel°

Enjoy a romantic night for two in Bournemouth's The Chocolate Boutique Hotel, which is a perfect base for exploring the trendy Soho Quarter. Savour delicious Belgian chocolates upon your arrival and spend the night in a chocolate-hued superior double room. There's also a tasty breakfast at the hotel included the following morning.

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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...