Cocoa Butter: what is it and why do we love it?

Alpes d’Or prides ourselves on using 100% pure cocoa butter in all of our chocolate – absolutely no other fats or oils are used in our process. We credit cocoa butter for our creamy texture and melting smoothness, so Read more

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Milk Chocolate Flavour Pairings

A closer look at our Swiss Chocolate offerings to explore how their flavours work together: Coffee, Hazelnut, and Matcha Read more
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Chocolate for Easter: A Brief History

Chocolate eggs for Easter have become tradition in Europe and many parts of the world. In fact, they are synonymous with Easter gifts. Here at Alpes d’Or we specialise in the finest luxury gift chocolates of Swiss and Belgian Read more

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The Alpes d’Or Christmas Cuisine Sessions with Executive Chef of The Cork International Hotel Christopher O’Sullivan.

Executive Chef of the Cork International Hotel – Christopher O’Sullivan

For our final Alpes d’Or Christmas Cuisine Sessions we speak to Executive Chef of the Cork International Hotel Christopher O’Sullivan.

Hi Christopher, as we take part in our final Read more

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The Alpes d’Or Christmas Cuisine Sessions – Trevor O’Keefe, Executive Chef in The Metropole Hotel Cork.

Trevor O’Keefe – Executive Chef at The Metropole Hotel, Cork.

For our next Christmas Cuisine Session we speak to Trevor O’Keefe – Executive Chef at The Metropole Hotel, Cork.

The Metropole Hotel is one of three hotels in the Read more

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The Alpes d’Or Christmas Cuisine Sessions with Tracie Daly – Food Consultant, Chef and senior teacher at Ballymaloe Cookery School

This Christmas Alpes d’Or chocolate has sat down with some culinary concept creators and food experts to get a real sense of what the holiday season means to members of the culinary and hospitality industry. Our first interview provides Read more

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Alpes d’Or supply chocolates to the CBA Cork Business Awards 2020

This fabulous Black Tie Ball took place on Saturday the 22nd of February in the 4 Star Vienna Woods Hotel, Cork. The Atmosphere was glamorous and welcoming. As you strolled through the drinks reception you experienced a sense of Read more

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Alpes d’Or Chocolate at The Lord Mayor’s Charity Ball 2020

Alpes d’Or recently had the privilege of supplying luxury Belgian chocolate to the Lord Mayor’s Charity Ball which took place on the 25th of January last in the Mansion House, Dublin.

A most exclusive affair was the evening of Read more

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Alpes d’Or supply luxurious Belgian Chocolates to the Hi Style Tia Maria Hair & Beauty Awards 2019

Alpes d'Or/ Hi Style Hair & Beauty Awards

Alpes d’Or The Virtuoso of Chocolatiers since 1985 recently attended the Hi-Style Tia Maria Hair & Beauty Awards 2019 in the Tia Maria pavilion at the Conference Centre of The Clayton Hotel Silver Springs! Alpes d’Or was Read more

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Alpes d’Or, Belgium 1985 – Taste The Story

Alpes d’Or – Chocolate with heritage

1429 Medieval Bruges:

It was right before the Christmas Eve of 1429 and there was a shadow standing in the dawn light. Yes, it was Duke Philippe III, The Order of The Golden Read more

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