Posts tagged "chocolates"

Chocolates and wine make a sweet pair

Share:  Elegant chocolates go smoothly with varietals. I had already spotted their bestselling chocolates, the dark chocolate salted caramels, when the woman at the counter pointed to the spiral staircase and said the seminar was about to begin.  I carefully wound around curved steps and saw tables lined with wine glasses and plated chocolates.  I...
Chocolate heaven in Paris

Chocolate heaven in Paris

Looking in the windows of La Maison du Chocolat, the exquisite chocolates and éclairs called to me. Once entering the tiny shop, the colored walls and lighting melted with the confections filled with ganache. No picture taking was allowed inside the store. La Maison is known for éclairs filled with butter cream and one bite...
Dallmann's Chocolates old world candy with a modern twist

Dallmann’s Chocolates old world candy with a modern twist

Dark chocolate caramel with fleur de sel is the favorite sweet treat at Dallmann’s Confections with handmade Mozartkugel close behind.  Originally from the chateau dotted mountains of Austria, Isabella Valenica was raised in her family’s pastry shop in a small village which pays homage to Mozart.  Keeping with handmade traditions passed on from generations, she...