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Cocoa Mass: A Closer Look

Cacao beans and shell

Chocolate is made from a handful of key ingredients – cocoa butter, sugar, and cocoa mass. We recently took a deeper look at Cocoa butter, so lets explore the other star of the show: Cocoa Read more

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5 Classics of German Cuisine

To celebrate the launch of our new collection of exquisite German Pralines, let’s take a closer look at other standout creations from the cuisine of Germany.

#1 – Beer

In Germany Beer is a way of life. German beer Read more

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New Product Launch: German Pralines

New German Praline collection

Alpes d’Or is excited to announce the launch of our exquisite new collection of German Pralines! Just in time for the beautiful and romantic Qixi holiday known as Chinese Valentine’s Day, this collection features three Read more

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Cocoa Butter: A Closer Look

Alpes d’Or prides ourselves on using 100% pure cocoa butter in all of our chocolate. We credit cocoa butter for our creamy texture and melting smoothness, so lets take a closer look at this magic ingredient.

Natural cocoa butter

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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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