Chantal Coady and the New British Chocolate School

When Chantal Coady was a child, she dreamed about chocolate. “I would go to sleep thinking about ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ and dream of wandering through those valleys of chocolate. One of my tragedies was waking up; Having dreamt I had stashed a great deal of chocolate under my pillow, when I woke up, … Continue reading

Chocolate tasting

So you want to taste some of the world’s best chocolate, but you don’t know where to start? Or perhaps you need guidance in understanding which taste preferences your palate leans toward? We’re here to help you in your personal search for chocolate nirvana. Tasting 101 recommends that you study a group of chocolate bars … Continue reading

Gianluca Fusto and his sweet art

In order to understand what is today the Food of Gods we have to halt in a small village among the vineyards of the Côte du Rhône, ninety kilometers under Lyon. Here, since 1988 a gruff pastry-chef having a great charm has been reigned, Frédéric Bau, who directs the Ècole du Grand Chocolat Valrhona, where … Continue reading