As Montreal’s oldest chocolate shop still using vintage techniques and equipment, Chocolats Andrée doesn’t need novelty to impress—it has history.
Meet the world’s first 3-D consumable product created from a smartphone.
For something so healthy, ginger lends itself awfully well to sweet preparations, marrying beautifully with the flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg, and chocolate.
Though chocolate cakes have been old hat in 19th-century Vienna, many legal battles have transpired as to who owns the Sachetorte cake.
“You know how Willy Wonka takes the Golden Ticket winners through a small door and opens up this world? That’s my world.”
The final product comes filled—should you have the heart to crack it—with crispy almond-praline eggs.
England’s Cadbury deserves the credit for inventing the world’s first heart-shaped box of chocolates, but it was Ganong’s red felt hearts that Canadian lovebirds first exchanged in the interwar years, and what’s that if not a sweet memory?
FROM THE ARCHIVE: When you enter the shop on rue de la Roquette, you’re hit with the most luxurious of aromas: chocolate. And not just any chocolate but chocolate made in the open manufacture (workshop) on-site. This chocolate is so pure, all that’s missing is the cocoa plantation out back.
Valentine’s Day calls for chocolate, and this recipe for a small but satisfying ultra-chocolaty cake from Butter Celebrates!, the latest cookbook form Vancouver’s Butter Baked Goods, does the trick whether you’re sharing it with someone or not.