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Top 10 Easter Eggs for Grown Ups

March 24 2015

Thanks to Britain’s buoyant chocolate scene, Easter Day is no longer solely the preserve of young children. There are now some distinctly grown-up Easter treats out there, perfect for gifts for your beloved or as an indulgent treat for yourself. From the talented chocolatier Mark Demarquette comes his playful Hot Cross Easter Eggs, a box of six dainty, little, subtly hued chocolate eggs,  each filled with a soft-textured, thick, flavoured […]

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Valentine’s Day: British Chocolatiers’ Creativity

February 3 2015

Spare a thought for our hard-working chocolatiers, with their work calendar dominated by key dates – Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Easter –  all of which require them to produce chocolates created especially for these occasions. The relentless schedule can be “daunting,” laughs Marc Demarquette of Demarquette Fine Chocolates, “because you have to come up with something new to demonstrate your skill, your craft.” On the other hand, Marc confesses that […]

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Review: Chocolate Easter Eggs Filled With Caramel from Marc Demarquette

March 25 2014

British chocolatier Marc Demarquette is noted for his elegant way with chocolate. This Easter sees Marc bringing out a  boxed collection of 12 caramel-filled chocolate Easter eggs. The eggs arrive securely and neatly packaged in a small, smart, matt black cardboard box with its gleaming gold Demarquette logo and discreet legend ‘Demarquette fine chocolates’ –  distinctly sophisticated packaging, which hints at grown-up pleasures to come. Opening the box and unwrapping […]

Read More’s guide to some Excellent Easter Eggs

March 26 2013

When it comes to Easter eggs, we’re spoilt for choice. The rise of artisan chocolatiers and quality chocolate companies mean that the range of Easter treats on offer is larger than ever. Not only that but standards are high, with a lot of care and attention going into these seasonal creations. have picked five of our favourite Easter eggs – the criteria being eggs that not only looked fantastic […]

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Chinese New Year Chocolate

February 4 2013

While most chocolatiers are currently focussed on Valentine’s Day, chocolatier Marc Demarquette is also offering a special collection – his Imperial Collection – for Chinese New Year, celebrated on February 10th with this year being Year of the Snake. Marc’s interest in marking Chinese New Year goes back to his own heritage, as his mother was Chinese and he has fond recollections of celebrating Chinese New Year. “It’s a celebration […]

Read More’s stocking filler reviews

December 20 2012

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 exterior. Flavour and texture: The rich, smooth ganache filling melts deliciously and has a slow-burning, subtle Christmas pudding flavour, with nicely balanced spicing. The taste of Christmas in […]

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