Chocolate … How much of this word … Chocolate in Paris is treated as food of the gods: it is bought by weight, by candy, and each candy is then savored in the mouth for hours.. Such a long aftertaste remains after the right chocolate! I invite you to the world of French chocolate! We will meet the outstanding chocolatiers of the French capital: taste their incomparable creations, talk about the amazing past of chocolate, reveal the secrets of production and become real expert chocolate critics! Individual excursion for 1-7 people Duration 3 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 2 reviews from € 150 for 1-2 people or € 66 per person, if there are more of you
What awaits you
World history of chocolate Chocolate has a fascinating history in the world. Chocolate has been in use among mankind for three thousand years.. Representatives of the Mayan tribe celebrated the most important ceremonies of their lives with a cocoa drink: newlyweds and their parents drank cold chocolate at weddings, a newborn was bathed in the flowers of a cocoa tree at baptism ceremonies. The Aztecs, on the other hand, used cocoa beans as a monetary unit: ten beans could buy a rabbit, and a hundred beans a slave for use. Chocolate remained a state secret in Spain for a whole century, and several dozen Spanish monks died for its violation! And Mexican parishioners once poisoned an objectionable church rector with a chocolate drink … How many secrets does chocolate keep in itself
Types and varieties of chocolate Did you know that Madagascar cocoa chocolate can never be confused with Venezuelan and Nicaraguan cocoa chocolate? And true chocolate lovers claim that chocolate, like wine, has spicy, woody, fruity or floral notes depending on the origin of the raw material.. And how do praline-filled chocolates differ from ganache chocolates on counters flooded with magical light? ? And what exactly is chocolate ganache? In these and many other issues, we have to deal with you and me. Fortunately, most of the answers will be received by the “practice” method: while tasting such a different and unique French chocolate
"Chocolate" walk through the bourgeois quarter So how will our chocolate tour go ?? We will walk through the most bourgeois quarter of Paris, Saint-Germain des Pres, talk about the history of chocolate and its mysteries and move from one chocolate boutique to another, from tasting to tasting.. The boutiques are in close proximity, a five-minute walk from each other from friend. In the first four boutiques, we will sample chocolate creations and taste the best sweets from each chocolatier on site. You will see how each master has his own approach, his own handwriting, his own specialization.. Who focuses on chocolate bars, who becomes a master of praline candies, who personally searches for cocoa raw materials for their candies, traveling from country to country, from plantation to plantation.. Then we will move to a tea boutique, where we will be offered to "take a breath" from chocolates for tasting three varieties of elite tea with chocolate notes.. And after the tea ceremony, for dessert, we will return to one of the chocolate boutiques and pamper ourselves with a unique to taste and texture, melting in your mouth with chocolate mousse !! Total immersion in the world of chocolate You will taste the best examples of praline and chocolate ganache sweets and learn the difference between them by a tooth; compare chocolates from cocoa beans around the world; taste the unique texture of chocolate mousse from one of the best chocolatiers in France; you will take part in tasting three sorts of elite tea with the addition of chocolate; you will feel like a real connoisseur and connoisseur of chocolate
Discover the different scents and flavors of Parisian chocolatiers!
The price of the excursion includes a tasting of chocolate products from 4 different chocolate masters and a tasting of elite chocolate tea.
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.