Meet the maker: Côte d'Ivoire's trailblazing chocolatier

In Côte d’Ivoire, Rosine Bekoin and her fellow cacao farmers are shaking things up by making their own chocolate.

Eight inspiring chocolate creations from restaurants around the world

Some dessert menus are worth travelling for. From an opulent golden orb to a decadent reworking of a thousand-year egg, here’s our pick of the world’s most iconic chocolate creations.

Four chocolate desserts from around the world to try this Christmas

From a gloriously sticky tarte tatin to a dense-yet-delicate Swedish lava cake, these four recipes are just the thing to make winter taste sweet.
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Zurich: a dazzling tribute to all things chocolate

Switzerland has long been famous for its chocolate, from creamy bars as an everyday treat to thick hot chocolates in the Alps. Now though, Zurich’s innovative chocolate-makers are making fresh waves in the industry. 

Five of the best dessert bars across the UK

Whether they’re serving elaborate cheesecakes or bubble waffles, a growing number of establishments are putting the focus firmly on puddings.

Ecuador: discovering the chocolate champions

Once the world’s leading producer of cacao beans, Ecuador had become something of a backwater exporter until local companies like Pacari began pioneering a thriving chocolate industry.

How Ecuador is falling back in love with chocolate

With Ecuador hailed as the birthplace of chocolate, local producers, chefs and farmers are once again being creative with cacao.

How to make it: Nathan Outlaw's strawberries, elderflower custard and strawberry champagne sorbet

This dish is everything you want from a dessert, with classic flavours and great textures.

Photo gallery: How Ecuador is falling back in love with chocolate

With Ecuador hailed as the birthplace of chocolate, local producers, chefs and farmers are once again being creative with cacao.

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