monthly chocolate tasting – Nov 2009

Tues 24 Nov 2009 – Our regular monthly tasting event in our partner venue, the London member rooms of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society. With an introduction to fine chocolate as well as sampling of our new finds and recent discoveries

Matching wine and chocolate the Swedish way – tickets still available

£38.50 per person, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Weds 21 May 20089 Adam Street London WC2N 6AA (5 mins from Charing Cross station) Sweden has become a hotbed of enthusiasm for fine chocolate, with a multitude of festivals and events and a flourishing connoisseur scene. One of the rising stars of the Swedish fine chocolate scene is Maja Berthas, ..

The chocolate frog – hot chocolate, cocktails, menu and more

As well as our great events during Chocolate Week at the Theodore Bullfrog, you can also walk in any time and treat yourself to a range of chocolate specials and menu items served all week in the Theodore bar, which will be featuring hot chocolate – made with origin chocolate – chocolate deserts, special chocolate cocktails and a spattering of savoury chocolate dishes, all freshly made with the best fine chocolate

From pod to praline – a chocolate journey from Panama to Britain

2.00pm – 4.00pm, Saturday 20 October 2007

A unique event with a chance to experience every stage in the growing and production of artisanal chocolate, from pods right though to pralines made by the Sir Hans Sloane chocolate company. Kate Malone will talk us through her recent visit to the plantation, while Bill McCarrick will tell us how he makes finished chocolate and pralines from liquor made on the plantation. Plenty of sampling along the way

Chocolate Week 2007, October 15-21, UK

Chocolate splashChocolate Week is back for another packed week of fine chocolate events, tastings and general chocolate indulgence.

Find out more about Seventypercent events for the week here

Making origin chocolate truffles with Damian Allsop

7.30pm – 9.30pm, Tuesday 16 October 2007

Damian Allsop working in his kitchenJoin the Seventypercent team and Damian Allsop to help us choose which origin chocolate to feature in our special origin ganache selection. We

On the olive trail – olive oil, balsamic and chocolate truffles

7.30pm – 9.30pm, Monday 15 October 2007

Olive oil and chocolate might sound like an unlikely combination, but olive oil experts The Olive Trail have been working with Damian Allsop to create olive oil and water based ganaches that introduce new and fantastic flavours to the world of chocolate. Mike North takes through an olive oil tasting, matches his own label balsamic with chocolate, while we sample Damian

Paul A Young autumn collection and new shop

Having wowed an eclectic Islington audience with an ever changing seasonal range – including the odd weird and wonderful creation – the good news is that Paul ‘A’ Young will soon be opening his second London shop. Working his way down the Bank branch of the Northern Line, Paul brings quality fresh chocolate to what ..

Water for chocolate with Damian Allsop

7.30pm – 9pm, Friday 20 October 2006

Damian Allsop working in his kitchenAn evening of chocolate, water and science as Damian Allsop demonstrates to healthy-minded chocolate lovers how he creates his gorgeous water based ganaches, as first tasted by the public at Melt of Notting Hill.

With plenty of sampling of Damians amazingly light and calorie low water based chocolates, as well as the odd cream based treat

Chocolate as an ingredient

Photo of a chocolate brownieWe’re getting used to the idea that quality really does matter when it comes to the chocolate we eat, but does it matter what you put in your brownies, cakes and desserts?

Renowned chef Bill McCarrick joins us with to demonstrate how choice of ingredients is just as important when it comes to chocolate as everything else

Creating a new Seventypercent Blend

Free event, 3pm, Friday 20 October 2006

Help create the next forum blend bar as we explore the art of the blend, combining some of the best origin chocolate to create our own unique chocolate.

Forum members and all fine chocolate lovers are welcome, as we experiment with melting and mixing origin bars

Daily chocolate exhibition and caf

Free event, 1pm – 6.30pm, Tues 17 Oct – Fri 20 Oct 2006

Chocolate sampling and information in our walk in exhibition area. We’ll be on hand to answer your questions and introduce you to new chocolates, or you can buy direct from the best range of origin chocolate available.

Meanwhile downstairs in the restaurant you can sample specially made desserts and the origin hot chocolate of the day, or dip fruit in the origin chocolate mini-fountains