Amano 24 piece truffle and confection collection

Amano confection collection

Amano chocolate take another step forward with their own range of fresh confections and bonbons. A collection box arrived just before Christmas, check out our first impressions.
by Martin Christy
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New dessert launches at William Curley

Live tasting with Per Liss at William Curley

We start off Chocolate Week 2010 with a live tasting of new offerings from the William Curley patisserie menu, while catching up with an old friend from Sweden.
by Martin Christy
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The Chuao cacao cave (also known at the production office)

Amano Chuao

The bloggers and twitterati have been buzzing recently, fuelled by Amano's 'guess the origin' competition. A new Amano origin chocolate bar is interesting news enough, but rumours and guesses about a rather famous source have h...
by Martin Christy
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Tuscan chocolate taster

A visit to Florence to discuss the upcoming ChocoAndino event in Colombia with Monica Meschini had been on the cards for a while. Icelandic ash had been getting in the way, but finally last week I managed to make a short tri...
by Martin Christy
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Steel drum music at the opening of the new Rabot Estate shop

Rabot Estate opens in Borough Market

Today saw the launch of UK premium chocolate chain Hotel Chocolat's new high end chocolate shop, Rabot Estate. I managed to pop down for the 11am opening, try some new St Lucia chocolate and suffer from some sneaky rum in my co...
by Martin Christy
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