FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Frequently asked questions

Who makes your chocolate?


We source our chocolate from several producers Worldwide. Harika & Ivan then turn the raw material into amazing shapes and tastes.




What is the difference between a chocolate maker and a chocolatier?


A chocolate maker focuses on turning cocoa beans into chocolate, either in buttons or bars. A chocolatier on the other hand uses skilled techniques to transform chocolate into truffes, pralines, and other wonderful treats.




What are truffles & pralines?


Of course there are many definitions depending on regional bias. In our terminology, a truffle is chocolate mixed with butter or cream to make a soft centre. The truffle is then dipped in chocolate to make a hard shell exterior. A praline is chocolate mixed with caramelised almonds or hazelnuts that have been reduced into a smooth "butter".




Did you train as pastry chefs?


No, we trained as chocolatiers. That is why we only make chocolates and not cakes or other deserts.





contact

TEL: +44 20 7240 0904 / info@lejeunechocolatiers.com
25 ROSE STREET LONDON WC2E 9EA
OPENING HOURS 10:00AM-6:30PM MON-SAT

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