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Belgium - the home of chocolate
26
NOV
2018

Belgium - the home of chocolate

It was in Brussels in 1912 where the first chocolate praline was made by filling an empty chocolate shell with a rich, intense centre. This technique was copied all over Europe because up until...
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Truffle versus chocolate
18
OCT
2018

Truffle versus chocolate

Chocolate is made from cocoa mass, sugar, cocoa butter, vanilla, and usually lecithin as an emulsifier. Chocolate is an ingredient used to make truffles.  A truffle is a generic name for a...
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In 1912, the Belgian confectionary created the praline
03
AUG
2018

In 1912, the Belgian confectionary created the praline

Since chocolate made its debut in Belgium, it was considered the perfect gift. In 1912, the Belgian confectionary created the praline, a filled, bite-size chocolate which perfectly suited its gift...
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Pralines from LEONIDAS
31
JUL
2018

Pralines from LEONIDAS

Belgian pralines are typically a blend of chocolate and hazelnuts, which may be enhanced with additional flavoring. "Buche Praline" is a smooth, log-shaped hazelnut chocolate. "Marron Au Cafe", a...
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There are chocolatiers everywhere in Belgium
20
JUL
2018

There are chocolatiers everywhere in Belgium

There are chocolatiers everywhere in Belgium, but the ones most worth your time and money take themselves seriously. A cool climate means chocolate makers don't have to worry about their products...
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Chocolate or Praline? What is the difference?
16
JUL
2018

Chocolate or Praline? What is the difference?

In Belgium, you will encounter chocolate candy called "praline" or "filled chocolates" in France. The famous "Pralines" which you love to taste must respect the following definition : A...
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The famous "Pralines" must respect...
26
MAR
2018

The famous "Pralines" must respect...

The famous "Pralines" must respect...   The famous "Pralines" which you love to taste MUST respect the following definition: A bite-sized product, composed of either filled chocolate...
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Belgian Chocolate has a gift vocation
08
MAR
2018

Belgian Chocolate has a gift vocation

From the beginning of its history in Belgium, the chocolate was considered as a gift. In 1912, the belgian confectionery created the " praline ", a filled chocolate mouthful which perfectly...
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