Chocolate Recipes

Books: Indulgence or Real Chocolate

In Rococo Real Chocolate Chantal Coady, proprietor of London's exquisite Rococo Chocolates in King's Road presents over 50 groundbreaking and highly unusual recipes that…

Books: Indulgence or Real Chocolate

Coady (The Chocolate Companion; Chocolate: Food of the Gods) acquired an international following with her London chocolate shop, Rococo. Her new, lavishly illustrated book…

Trips for discerning taste buds – The Irish Times

A masterclass in chocolate-making LAURENT COUCHAUX tips a bowl of molten dark chocolate into a perfect O on the marble worktop. Marble, he says,…

Making hot chocolate straight from the cocoa bean

Last week at the Speciality and Fine Food Fair, Chantal (founder of Rococo Chocolates) and Mott from the Grenada Chocolate Company did a talk on…

Recipe: Robert Linxe’s chocolate truffles

This is another version of the basic ganache truffle recipe from Robert Linxe, legendary chocolatier at La Maison du Chocolat. Ingredients: 300ml whipping (single)…

Recipe: dark chocolate and cherry creme brulee

OK, so this version of crème brûlée, another of Chantal’s Real Chocolate recipes, is slightly cheaty. If you have a blowtorch to hand then please feel…

Recipe: the original Rococo house truffle ganache

I’ve been wondering how to start this blog and the best way of welcoming all you fellow chocolate-lovers but couldn’t think of anything suitable…