The Recipes of our chocolates


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The French are known for their superb wines and exquisite cuisine. French chocolate is no exception, it is one of the best chocolates in the world. Each chocolate is handmade by Pascal Caffet, World-Champion Chocolatier, with zealous adherence to French tradition: all natural ingredients, no alcohol, no preservatives, high cocoa content, low sugar, and 100% pure cocoa butter. These signature dark, milk, and white chocolates include rich ganaches prepared with French butter and cream from Normandy and finely textured pralines honed from a perfected mixture of Valencia almonds from Spain and Piedmont hazelnuts from Italy. Our collection is the natural outcome of combining Pascal Caffet’s renowned expertise with years of meticulous chocolate tasting and feedback from thousands of our customers.
  

Our Numbered Collection

Dark Z Chocolate
Dark Z Chocolate

Our most popular chocolate; intense 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate couverture encasing a duo of a lush caramel and crunchy praliné: the caramel is sweet and salty with Bourbon-Vanilla from Madagascar, the praliné is composed from slow-roasted Piedmont hazelnuts.

White Z Chocolate
White Z Chocolate

Velvety white chocolate couverture encasing a duo of a lush caramel and crunchy praliné: the caramel is sweet and salty with Bourbon-Vanilla from Madagascar, the praliné is composed from slow-roasted Piedmont hazelnuts.

Milk Z Chocolate
Milk Z Chocolate

Intense, 40% West Africa milk chocolate couverture encasing a duo of a lush caramel and crunchy praliné: the caramel is sweet and salty with Bourbon-Vanilla from Madagascar, the praliné is composed from slow-roasted Piedmont hazelnuts.

Chocolate n°0
Chocolate n°0

Made from slow-roasted Piedmont hazelnuts, this rich praliné is surrounded by a 40% West Africa milk chocolate couverture peppered with crunchy visible bits of California almonds.

Chocolate n°1
Chocolate n°1

A velvety Madagascar Bourbon-Vanilla ganache, infused with a hint of Provençale lavender, enveloped in 62% Venezuelan dark chocolate with an additional 70% cover Venezuelan dark chocolate couverture.

Chocolate n°2
Chocolate n°2

An unforgettable Italian Gianduja praliné; handmade with Piedmont hazelnuts and 70% intense Venezuelan dark chocolate - surounded by rich 40% West Africa milk chocolate.

Chocolate n°3
Chocolate n°3

Rich, smooth caramel intermingled with tangy passion fruit, coconut and creamy mango puree - covered in 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate.

Chocolate n°4
Chocolate n°4

A couverture of rich 40% West Africa milk chocolate surrounding a handmade praliné of tasty Spanish, Valencia almonds and crunchy peanuts from China.

Chocolate n°5
Chocolate n°5

A rich, deeply flavored, 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate couverture made from the Carenero Superior bean from Caracas with a 62% dark Venezuelan ganache filling.

Chocolate n°6
Chocolate n°6

A balanced praliné made from slow-roasted Valencia almonds from Spain, rich 40% West Africa milk chocolate, all covered with intense 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate studded with minced California almonds.

Chocolate n°7
Chocolate n°7

Coarsely minced sweet and salty pistachios blended with a creamy pistachio-almond paste, encircled by a couverture of 40% West Africa milk chocolate.

Chocolate n°8
Chocolate n°8

An inspired combination of finely ground caramelized hazelnuts from the Piedmont region of Italy, phyllo dough, an unctuous coffee ganache fashioned from Kenyan coffee and Maragogype coffee beans from Nicaragua (covered in a 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate).

Chocolate n°9
Chocolate n°9

A praliné crafted from slow-roasted caramelized Valencia almonds from Spain ground into a fine powder, mixed with milk chocolate and pure cocoa butter. All drenched in a 40% West Africa milk chocolate couverture.

Chocolate n°10
Chocolate n°10

A dense, solid and intense 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate, generously studded with minced, crunchy Valencia almond bits. Pairs great with robust red wines.

Chocolate n°11
Chocolate n°11

A bite-sized dessert unto itself: fresh, seedless raspberry purée whisked with robust 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate and cocoa butter into a lavish ganache; coated with a 40% West Africa milk chocolate couverture.

Chocolate n°12
Chocolate n°12

A surprising and enticing blend of toasted Dutch sesame seeds in a Valencia almond praliné made of finely ground caramelized almonds, encased in a 40% West Africa milk chocolate couverture.

Chocolate n°13
Chocolate n°13

A rich and smooth cinnamon ganache drenched in 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate.

Chocolate n°14
Chocolate n°14

Finely ground caramelized pistachios blended with Piedmont hazelnuts, milk chocolate and pure cocoa butter - covered in an enriching 40% West Africa milk chocolate couverture.

Chocolate n°15
Chocolate n°15

A refreshing and acidulous lemon-almond paste surrounded by a rich 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate couverture.

Chocolate n°16
Chocolate n°16

A delicious, solid 40% West Africa milk chocolate, liberally riddled with minced, crunchy bits of Valencia almonds from Spain.

Chocolate n°17
Chocolate n°17

A sumptuous praliné made from Piedmont hazelnuts and a refined 40% West Africa milk chocolate, accented by the enticing flavor of finely grated Sri Lankan coconut - all drenched in an intense 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate couverture.

Chocolate n°18
Chocolate n°18

Espelette pepper ganache covered with rich and smooth 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate.

Chocolate n°19
Chocolate n°19

This imaginative recipe merges French walnut praliné, phyllo dough and Valencia almonds into a refined 40% West Africa milk chocolate, imparting a crunchy texture common to Middle Eastern pastries such as baklava (70% Venezuelan dark chocolate couverture).

Chocolate n°20
Chocolate n°20

A praliné made from Piedmont hazelnuts blended with a white chocolate and a vanilla ganache, all covered with rich 40% milk chocolate from West Africa

Chocolate n°21
Chocolate n°21

A smooth white ganache made with Tonka Bean from Caribbean, all covered in 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate.

Chocolate n°22
Chocolate n°22

A surprising blend of freshly milled coriander seeds from Ukraine with a subtle touch of citrus and hazelnut praliné from Piedmont, all coated in 40% West Africa milk chocolate couverture.

Chocolate n°23
Chocolate n°23

A silky ganache composed of 62% dark Venezuelan chocolate, brightened with the floral essence of violet and covered by a robust 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate couverture.

Chocolate n°24
Chocolate n°24

Evoking the flavors of pastries and honey, this 40% West Africa milk chocolate ganache highlights the delicious personality of the Ivory Coast bean all the way to its couverture.

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Other Chocolates

We have created other chocolate delicacies to complement our Numbered Collection:

Chocamandine
Chocamandine

Our master chocolatier gently roasts Valencia almonds until their full, robust, nutty flavor is released. Each almond is then drowned in 40% West Africa milk chocolate and rolled in a 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate coating and cocoa powder.To order this chocolate exclusively, select our chocamandine assortment.

Orangette
Orangette

An exquisite, tangy strip of candied Corsican orange peel surrounded by a tantalizing layer of intense 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate.To order this chocolate exclusively, select our orangette assortment.

Truffle
Truffle

A blissful 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate couverture covered in bittersweet cocoa powder surrounds a creamy Italian hazelnut paste and a velvety cocoa paste from Madagascar. To order this chocolate assortment, visit our truffle collection.

Mystique
Mystique

This "fleur de sel" (salty) caramel infused with Bourbon Vanilla from Madagascar is dressed to impress in an irresistible 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate robe.

Suprême
Suprême

Walls of a smooth 40% West Africa milk chocolate embrace a melt-in-your-mouth Piedmont hazelnut praliné studded with bits of phyllo dough.To order this chocolate, select our 12 heart assortment.

Amore
Amore

A divine heart of 62% and 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate covers a delicate ganache infused with bergamot tea, enclosed in a velvety white chocolate couverture, dressed in red.To order this chocolate, select our 12 heart assortment.

Toquade
Toquade

A magnificent contrast of flavors and colors meet in this 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate ganache cloaked in a delicious French white chocolate couverture (may occasionally be replaced with a white chocolate ganache infused with Bourbon Vanilla).To order this chocolate, select our 12 heart assortment.

My Heart
My Heart

A lovingly handmade 4-inch wide, half-pound chocolate heart. Its smooth, sensual exterior is comprised of unctuous, aromatic 40% West Africa milk. Within, resides a supreme praliné, studded with slow-roasted, caramelized Piedmont hazelnuts - saturated in resonant 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate couverture.Order this chocolate.

The Large Z Chocolate
The Large Z Chocolate

A 3.4-inch tall, three-quarter of a pound edible work of art. Framed with a scarce (2008 vintage) 73% intensely dark couverture from Bolivia with hints of licorice and dried fruit, it reveals a whole slow-roasted caramelized Piedmont hazelnut center with a foundation of finely textured French praliné and a 40% West Africa milk chocolate cover. Layered above is a virtuoso swirl of salty Madagascar vanilla caramel.

Large Z Trio
Large Z Trio

Tantalizing trio including our Large Z chocolate, with layers of salty Madagascar vanilla caramel and caramelized Piedmont hazelnuts crunchy praliné; a Large Z Pépites, with rich toasted Valencia almonds in 40% West Africa milk chocolate; and a Large Z Millefeuille, with alternating layers of Piedmont hazelnuts praliné, phyllo dough, and 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate, all dusted with golden powder.

Noisettines
Noisettines

Hazelnuts from the South of France and heady Bourbon vanilla united beneath a cover of 47.5% milk chocolate dusted with powdered sugar.

Pépites
Pépites

A center of chopped toasted Valencia almonds is drowned in 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate or 40% West Africa milk chocolate, then molded into a mouthwatering treat.

Hazelnuts Praliné
Hazelnuts Praliné

Scrumptious Piedmont hazelnuts are roasted and caramelized, then finely crushed and blended with creamy 40% West Africa milk chocolate to create this splendid spread. Fifteen whole caramelized hazelnuts are gently folded into the mix to add a crunchy texture. 53% hazelnuts, 20% chocolate and only 27% sugar.

Solo Dark zBar
Solo Dark zBar

Silky 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate surrounds layers of sandy praline made with Piedmont hazelnuts and crunchy almond.

Solo Milk zBar
Solo Milk zBar

A sandy praline made with Piedmont hazelnuts and crunchy almond, drenched in smooth 38% West African milk chocolate.

Our Delicacies

To diversify our selection, we also offer 3 typical French delicacies: Pâtes de Fruits from the orchards of the Alps; Calissons, – the gourmet emblem of Aix-en-Provence; and Nougats, – a Montélimar specialty.

Pâtes de Fruits
Pâtes de Fruits

100% natural pâtes de fruits with invigorating flavors of cherry, orange, green apple, raspberry, strawberry, lemon and apricot, made with fruits picked at their ripest in Provence.

Calissons d'Aix

An Aix-en-Provence specialty, the Calisson is a delicious blend of almond paste, orange zest and candied cantaloupe covered with a delicate layer of icing.

Nougats
Nougats

Nougat prepared with whole Provence almonds, cooked using ancestral traditions in local lavender honey.

Our chocolates juggle with a multitude of quality ingredients

Contrary to what many may think, it is not a simple task to make a chocolate worthy of this title. It is essential to master every stage of the production process, using only ingredients of the highest quality that have been hand-picked with rigour. Using this method, we have worked in collaboration with our master chocolatier to develop a selection of exquisite recipes. They are then distributed into one of our many luxuriously chic boxes which guarantee to provide any recipient with a sense of pure joy. We offer a range of couvertures to satisfy everyone, whether a lover of white, milk or dark chocolate.

25 delicious recipes to tantalise your taste buds

Expert in his domain, Pascal Caffet knows everything there is to know about the world of chocolate and used his skills to hand pick a diverse selection of high quality ingredients. It is with these ingredients that he then fashioned a multitude of exclusive and irresistible chocolates, with which you can impress your loved ones. One mouthful is enough to transport you to another world of flavours and aromas. We therefore offer you our Numbered Collection that perfectly reflects our expertise. 25 sweet treats hidden in either a white, milk or dark chocolate couverture to awaken your senses.

Whatever your preference, your sweet tooth will be satisfied with our salted caramel, Madagascan Bourbon vanilla, our praline, Piedmont hazelnuts and creamy, smooth coating. Of course, these edible jewels are made up of ingredients of only the very highest quality. Our chocolate is made up of 100% cocoa butter to demonstrate just how important customer satisfaction is to us here at zChocolat. Each mouthful of our delicious chocolates takes you on culinary journey, from Venezuela to Italy to the Ivory Coast...

Whether you prefer a full-bodied chocolate or something a little smoother, zChocolat has something for everyone and every occasion.

Traditional yet enchanting chocolates

We offer you a culinary journey around the world with every bite of our sumptuous chocolates. As if our chocolates were not enough, in addition to our Numbered Collection, we have used a multitude of raw materials to come up with a selection of delicacies. Despite our wide range of products, our expertise and attention to detail remains extremely high throughout our entire collection. Our Chocamandine is composed of a 70% Venezuelan dark chocolate, also used to coat the Corsican interior of our Orangettes. However for a real burst of flavour, our truffles are not to be missed. Our delicate Piedmont hazelnuts have been surrounded by a dark chocolate coating before a bitter dusting of cocoa powder for a touch of sophistication and luxury.

Your senses are heightened thanks to these irresistible sweet treats that you will not find elsewhere. Our chocolate recipes were subject to extensive research in order to provide you with a sensation of joy with every mouthful. Our ingredients have been paired together with subtlety, whether in our Amour chocolate, the Mystique or the Supreme, they will not fail to impress any chocolate lover. If you prefer a sweeter option, our Large Z chocolate, made up of hazelnuts and Bourbon Vanilla, will satisfy that sweet tooth.

It is impossible to browse our collection of chocolate recipes without coming across our mini chunks of Valencia almonds, ready to fill your mouth with flavour. Two variations are available, some dipped in a dark chocolate couverture, whilst others are cased in a 40% milk chocolate. This milk chocolate, originating from the Ivory Coast, demonstrates our collaboration with countries all over the world in order to guarantee you with a maximum of diverse and high quality flavours.

A few extra sweet treats to round off your journey

By indulging in our chocolate recipes, you have already been taken on a journey of flavours all around the world, but now we are introducing you to Montélimar in the region of the Alpes de Haute Provence in France. It is here that you will have the pleasure of discovering local specialties such as our P‚tes de Fruits, the Calissons d'Aix and our melt-in-the-mouth Nougat. It is worth noting that these are traditional French delicacies, which is why we can round off this culinary journey in the sunny mountains of Provence. zChocolat's diverse range of flavours and aromas make up our online boutique, on which there is something for everyone.

Whether you wish to surprise a loved one, satisfy your sweet tooth, send a special message right from the heart or simply discover a selection of new delicacies, our recipes, made in line with French Tradition, are sure to exceed all expectations. Allow yourself to be transported into a world of flavour by diving into our online boutique, where you will discover a multitude of products that are perfect for a little self-indulgence or to share with your loved ones.