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Paul A Young has established himself as one of the most exciting chocolatiers around and these articles follow his latest progress.

Demarquette Harlequin eggs’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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2013’s Valentine’s Day Chocolates

February 8 2013

Alongside red roses, chocolate has become the iconic gift for Valentine’s Day. surveyed the Valentine’s Day chocolate scene to see what was out there this year. Whether you’re looking for a little treat for your loved one or an indulgent, extravagant indulgence to show how much you care, there’s certainly no shortage of Valentine’s Day chocolate options. Divine chocolate hearts Unsurprisingly, hearts abound, from the House of Dorchester’s box […]

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rococohotchocolate tries the best hot chocolate drinks in London

January 18 2013

One good thing about a cold snap – it offers a very good excuse indeed to indulge in a hot chocolate – the perfect comfort drink for winter weather. The day when ‘hot chocolate’ meant simply a teaspoon of mass-produced, sweetened cocoa powder mixed with hot water are long gone. Nowadays, chocolatiers around London offer a range of hot chocolates to drink. Ingredients range from melted chocolate to cocoa powder […]

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paulyoungtruffles guide to Chocolate Christmas Gifts

December 12 2012

Here’s’s guide to great gifts you could buy the chocolate lovers in your family this Christmas. Stocking Fillers Rootling through a Christmas stocking is just the best way to start Christmas day. Alongside traditional gold-wrapped chocolate coins, there are lots of witty chocolate novelties to choose from. From the ever-creative team at Dorset-based Chococo, seasonal new offerings include Chocolate-studded Snowballs in assorted flavours and pretty Festive Chocolate Picture Bars. […]

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best-hot-chocolate-square’s hot chocolate taste test

May 14 2012

For much of its history, chocolate has been consumed in liquid form as a drink, rather than eaten as a solid. Ground cocoa, sweetened with sugar and flavoured with aromatic spices, was mixed with water or milk to make drinking chocolate. During the 17th century in Europe chocolate houses, like coffee houses, became popular places in which to meet and talk and sample this exotic new drink, hot chocolate. Not […]

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What’s in store for chocolate lovers this Easter?

April 3 2012

If Andy Williams was crooning a song about Easter, he would surely describe it as the most chocolatey time of the year.  So with Easter almost upon us, decided to check out what some of the top chocolatiers have got planned. Award winning chocolatier William Curley has put together a range of fantastic eggs made using Amedei chocolate with a selection of surprises inside to tempt any tastebud. In […]

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