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Buying Easter Eggs Online With Amelie Chocolat

 

This Easter we’ve gone all out with thick, chunky chocolate shelled Easter eggs and customisable fillings for everyone to enjoy.

Each egg casing is made from premium, top quality Swiss chocolate and comes in dark, milk or marbled flavours. They’re thick, they’re creamy and they’re delicious. Melt-in-the-mouth bliss combined with charming and indulgent decorative fillings.

There are […]

Why Chocolate On Valentine’s Day…?

Ever since chocolate was discovered it’s been considered valuable, lustrous and divine. First found amongst the ancient tribes of Mexico and Central America, including the Incas, Aztecs and Mayans, chocolate was originally thought to be a food of the gods. They mixed cacao seeds with seasonings and made a frothy, spiced beverage called Chocolatl. It […]

Valentine’s Day With Amelie Chocolat

Amelie Chocolat is set to sweep every hopeful love bird off their feet this Valentine’s Day with their indulgent selection of romantic chocolates. Delicate and irresistible, these Valentine selections include such delights as a white chocolate butterfly, cherry chocolates and exciting, eccentric truffles with crème pistachio, raspberry mousse, coffee caramel and much, much more. These treats are […]

About Chocolate Truffles

 

“Whosoever says truffle, utters a grand word, which awakens erotic and gastronomic ideas…”

Jean-Anthelem Brillat-Savarin (1755 – 1826)
French magistrate and gastronome

Chocolate, nowadays, is eaten world-wide in various solid forms such as chocolate bars, chocolate moulds, filled chocolates, cake decorations etc. However, possibly the most luxurious form of all is the chocolate truffle which, just like its […]

Chocolate and Passion

 

“Chocolate, of course, is the stuff of which fantasies are made. Rich, dark, velvety-smooth fantasies that develop the senses and stir the passions. Chocolate is madness; Chocolate is delight”.

Judith Olney
American Chef

 

Chocolate … the gastronomic temptress! Chocolate tempts us with its rich, seductive flavour, its thick creamy texture and its power to soothe our minds. It […]

About White Chocolate

Soft, smooth and deliciously creamy…

White chocolate is, for the most part, dismissed by connoisseurs as not being real chocolate and is said, because it contains no cocoa solids (or cocoa liquor), to only vaguely resemble chocolate.

It does, however, have its own delicious, creamy and different flavour, and remains extremely popular, with a serious and committed […]

About Milk Chocolate

richly seductive & velvety smooth

Milk chocolate, decadent and delicious, remains, unsurprisingly, the most popular variety of chocolate in the world!

The production of milk chocolate, as we know it today, was first perfected in Switzerland in 1875 when sweetened condensed milk, instead of water, was added to chocolate, resulting in a much sweeter, smoother taste than […]

About Dark Chocolate

richly seductive & velvety smooth

Classic dark chocolate, produced by traditional methods, still remains the preferred choice of chocolate connoisseurs and aficionados.

Also referred to as “bittersweet” or “semisweet”, good dark chocolate contains a high percentage of cocoa solids, resulting in the wonderful and intense aroma that sets off stimuli and reaches the taste sensors of your […]

The Story of Chocolate

“The devine drink, which builds up resistance and fights fatigue. A cup of this precious drink permits a man to walk for a whole day without food”
Montezuma (1480 – 1520)
Aztec Emporor

 

 

 

Chocolate is made from cocoa, which comes from the cocoa bean. This is fruit-like pod that grows on the cocoa tree, also known as […]

Chocolate Dictionary

MELIE CHOCOLAT
Chocolatier of discerning quality; suppliers of fine continental chocolates.

BLOOM
A dull, white film appearing on the surface of chocolate. This is either due to re-crystallised sugar, caused by excess humidity, or fat caused by temperature fluctuations. Neither of these have much affect on the taste.

CHOCOLATE
Chocolate is the product that is made from the roasted […]