Chocolate

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth and Weiss team up to indulge chocolate lovers through Autumn

February 27, 2018

Historic chocolatiers Weiss Chocolate are partnering up with Sofitel Sydney Wentworth over the next few months to fill the property with various chocolate inspired experiences including a chocolate high tea and bespoke dessert cocktail menu. Anyone heading along to the high-end hotel for the extra layers of indulgence from now through to the end of […]

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Max Brenner will cover absolutely anything you want in chocolate for World Chocolate Day

July 5, 2017

Ubiquitous chocolate heaven Max Brenner is doing things a little differently come this year’s World Chocolate Day on Friday 7th July, offering chocolate-lovers the chance to get (almost) anything they want drizzled in the brand’s signature melted chocolate for free. Yeah, that means anything: avo on toast, a burger, a person, your old Sisqo CD’s, […]

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There’s a free Nutella food truck making its way along the East Coast this month

June 18, 2017

Yes you heard right, as if New South Wales wasn’t Nutella crazed enough, as if we already didn’t have enough Nutella cafes or Tella bars or chocolate festivals where Nutella is uber prominent in everything or infamous donuts filled with chocolatey hazelnut goodness (I’m looking at you Krispy Kreme). Those sexy evil geniuses at Nutella […]

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Cadbury Dairy Milk have just released a range of ice-cream spider chocolate blocks

May 7, 2017

In the past few years, Cadbury’s slightly more playful Marvellous Creations range has already moved the stalwart dairy milk chocolate brand in the right direction. It’s introduction has allowed for a fresh take on the collection, set to take an even bigger step with this latest release: “Cadbury Dairy Milk Marvellous Creations Spider”. It’s an […]

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Review: ABODE Bistro & Bar’s Chocolate High Tea – CBD (Sydney)

October 5, 2016

High tea is something I grew up having a deep reverence for. My paternal grandmother loved it despite not being big on sweets. But whether you’re into the components of it or not, it’s undeniable that there’s something that’s very refined about sitting in a pretty little salon, nibbling on a huge amount of small things […]

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The third annual Smooth Festival of Chocolate announces super sweet program (Sydney)

August 23, 2016

Come September, two days of surfing through a sweet sea of sugary treats will once again define the annual smooth Festival of Chocolate which each year transforms The Rocks into a hotbed of dessert trends both new and old, pastry pop-ups, cooking demos, and more. Some of the country’s best will be turning out for […]

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Win VIP tickets to smooth Festival of Chocolate and a massive chocolate gift pack CLOSED

August 22, 2016

Want some chocolate? We’re talking like serious amounts of chocolate here – $120 worth to be exact, packed full of the kind of Lindt chocolates people regularly salivate in supermarkets and specialty Lindt stores over. We’re giving a pack away with 2 VIP tickets to the forthcoming smooth Festival of Chocolate, Sydney’s annual two day […]

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Canberra is getting the state’s first ever Lindt Chocolate Shop (ACT)

August 21, 2016

Our nation’s capital is about to receive the state’s first ever chocolate retail store from Lindt as the renowned purveyor of sweet prepare to open a store in the central Canberra Outlet Centre. With the launch date set for Friday 26th August, the Lindt Chocolate shop will mark the brand’s ninth store, bringing Canberra’s locals […]

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On the Shelf: “Chocolate” by Kirsten Tibballs

July 14, 2016

Australian pastry chef Kirsten Tibballs enjoys a sterling reputation across around the globe, no doubt fueled by the title of “Queen of Chocolate” that follows her around wherever she goes. She has won gold medals at international pasty events, judged chocolate competitions in Paris and Japan, and has well and truly become one of Australia’s […]

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Max Brenner up their hot chocolate game for World Chocolate Day

July 6, 2016

Australia has the good fortune to be in the midst of winter when World Chocolate Day (today, July 7th) rolls around each year, which usually means that across the country people will be dipping their marshmallows in a comfortable cup of hot chocolate. One of the most ubiquitous chocolate cafes in the country, Max Brenner […]

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Cumberbunnies: The Benedict Cumberbatch Easter chocolates you always dreamed of

March 4, 2016

Jen Lindsey Clark and her team over at UK-based Chocolatician seem obsessed with capturing Benedict Cumberbatch’s likeliness in all it’s deliciousness, last year proving themselves as a mix of Willy Wonka and Madame Tussauds with a Belgian chocolate modeled after the Brit actor, called the “Chocobatch”. Now they are taking things a little further with […]

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Ladurée prepares for Easter with chocolate eggs and hens (Sydney)

March 3, 2016

Whether you know them for their decadent high teas sessions or their highly textured, famous macarons, it’s hard to deny world renowned French bakery brand Ladurée, especially with celebrations like Easter coming up. This year, the brand are preparing for for Easter by announcing a collaboration with famous Japanese painter Yuko Higuchi, who has done […]

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On the Shelf: Cadbury Dairy Milk Gift Box

December 22, 2015

Just in time for Christmas, Cadbury have upped their gift offerings, introducing the Cadbury Dairy Milk Gift Box. The brand has been pretty fond of experimenting this year, and this has been met with mixed results (we all remember the Vegemite Chocolate, right?). This new gift box takes a more straight-forward approach, arguably a box […]

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On the Shelf: Origin Chocolate’s eight dark chocolate flavours

December 19, 2015

Newly available across the country, Australian-made single origin dark chocolate Origin Chocolate brings a different perspective to the comprehensive confectionery market. Just in time for Christmas, the brand has started offering “Christmas Bundles” express posted anywhere in Australia, so we take a look at all eight flavours in our latest On the Shelf. Origin Chocolate […]

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On the Shelf: Grand Ferrero Rocher

December 17, 2015

The nutty chocolate taste is perceptible almost immediately as soon as someone mentions the great Ferrero Rocher. One of the most distinctive and loved balls of chocolate has long been a big player on special occasions around the world. There’s something about those roasted hazelnuts embedded in a wafer-thin chocolate shell, filled with gooey hazelnut […]

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