Spring is a symbol of rebirth and new beginnings. Flowers are in full bloom and our favorite fruits and vegetables are ready to be harvested. This is also the time where Pastry Chefs experiment with seasonal Spring ingredients and share their decadent creations for Easter! We spoke to the leading chocolatiers and confectioners at Harbour City to find out what they have in store. Here’s a shortlist of what to look forward to.
Premium Belgian chocolatier, GODIVA, launches its Spring Easter Limited Collection inspired by the exuberant spirit of the season. GODIVA’s masterful Chef Chocolatier, Jean Apostolou, explains that he wanted customers to “treat themselves to pink,” combining the brand’s iconic chocolates presented in pink packaging. The Easter collection consists of tangy raspberry ganache “Pink Hearts,” “White Chocolate Praliné Chicks” featuring crunchy hazelnut praliné, zesty “Milk Chocolate Orange Chicks,” and “Dark Chocolate Lemon Chicks” filled with lemon ganache. Choose from a variety of gift boxes filled with an assortment of mini Easter eggs, truffles, chocolate bunnies, chocolate chicks, adorable plush toys, and more!
Le Café de Joel Robuchon
Say bonjour to Le Café de Joel Robuchon’s limited-edition Easter Ranch Collection. These nostalgic Easter edition eggs are all hand-crafted made entirely of creamy white chocolate and colored marzipan. They are literally full of surprises, filled with miniature chocolate Easter eggs hiding within each of the four characters – a cool chicken, hatching chick, dapper rabbit, and pink pig.
Sugarfina confectionary introduces limited-edition Easter candies, featuring four animal-themed Candy Cubes and two pastel chocolate bars. The animal-inspired Candy Cubes include orange flavored “Baby Carrots,” fruity yet sour marshmallow “Fluffy Bunnies,” strawberry marshmallow “Bunny Tails”, and “Milk Chocolate Marshmallow Eggs.” As for the chocolate bars, choose from their “Bunny Bark Pink Chocolate Bar” and “Bunny Bark Milk Chocolate Bar.”
Easter isn’t just for kids, Venchi offers its unique yet refined Gourmet Eggs Collection 2019, inspired by the beautiful colors of Italian Allegria. Venchi’s collection highlights golden hazelnuts, green pistachios, red raspberries, coconut flakes, and nougatine sealed within delicate white, milk, and dark chocolate shells.
Parisian Pâtisserie DALLOYAU delivers a modern interpretation of a Handmade Chocolate Easter Egg, comprised of an outer silver layer made with 66% dark chocolate. The silver layer is perforated which allows the inner yellow egg made with 29% white chocolate to be visible. Break both layers to encounter more mini eggs! DALLOYAU also unveils the Easter trio, a trilogy of hand-made Easter eggs made of three kinds of chocolates – 40% milk chocolate, 66% dark chocolate, and 29% white chocolate.