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Seasonal ‘eatings’ from The Chocolate Festival!

Three days of chocolate indulgence transformed London's South Bank into a chocoholic's paradise
by Susana Cárdenas Overstall
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Valrhona - El Pedregal

Valrhona – El Pedregal

New for 2011, a reincarnation of Valrhona’s earlier gift-box only Pedregal offering. Porcelana – a Venezuelan white-beaned criollo variety – is often considered to be the ‘champagne’ of cacao varie...
by Seventy%
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Valrhona – Manjari

A Valrhona classic, Manjari is light, fruity, has a gorgeous melt and is not at all bitter. Ideal for any curious milk chocolate fans not so keen on dark chocolate, or anyone trying out fine chocolate for the first time. Curren...
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Valrhona – Palmira 2004

Depsite Chuao’s rather poor 2003 performance, the gap its departure created was still large, but Valrhona quickly found a replacement with Palmira. This debut performance showcases a chocolate that is still young in years...
by Seventy%
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Valrhona – Palmira 2005

A maturing chocolate no doubt, Valrhona gives a glimpse into the bright future that Palmira could experience if they continue to tweak it to perfection. Let us cross our fingers and hope Valrhona realizes the potential that lie...
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Valrhona – Tanariva

Amazingly, Valrhona has managed to get character and interest in a milk chocolate even at a shockingly low percentage. This one will shake your ideas about what such milk chocolates are like. Not at all the sweet, candylike sub...
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