Shoko Chocolate Heart

In preparation for Valentine’s day, we were invited by Good Food Toronto to participate in a chocolate decorating event to make our own Valentine’s (or un-Valentine’s) chocolate hearts. The event was hosted by Goûter Patisserie, Boulangerie & Chocolaterie and Shoko Chocolates. We were greeted by Rodney Alleguede, owner of Gouter and Royce Li, owner of Shoko Chocolates.  All the pastries, breads, ice cream and chocolates are made in house at Gouter and are beautifully displayed in their small storefront. Shoko has partnered with Gouter and sells many of their chocolate products in the Gouter location. Rodney and Royce led us downstairs through two floors of kitchens –Read More →

We were delighted to be invited to Delysees’s “Summer Rendezvous”, to celebrate the launch of their new line of mini pastries and desserts. Delysees is known to be one of Toronto’s top authentic French pastry shops, and we were excited to take a sneak peek into their new offerings. The menu for the evening consisted of an impressive assortment of tarts, cakes and eclairs. We started with the lemon meringue tart and double dark chocolate mini choux. The lemon meringue tart had the right amount of tartness and tasted just like how a lemon meringue should, but nothing more stood out (3.5/5). The chocolate miniRead More →