Maxime Frédéric, Pastry Chef at Cheval Blanc Paris, and his team revisit the festive season and extend an invitation to delight in a sensational train made entirely of chocolate.
Recalling traditional childhood wooden toys, the “Chocomotive” embarks on a journey to the land of dreams, arriving at 8 Quai du Louvre. Here stands, with its Art Deco façade, a beautiful destination in the French capital: Cheval Blanc Paris.
This steam locomotive, delicately set on chocolate rails sprinkled with cocoa nibs, is composed of three chocolate wagons:
- The locomotive, with a shell of 75% dark chocolate torrefied by the chocolate-maker Nicolas Berger with, at its heart, a bar of gourmet chocolate garnished with crispy chocolate-hazelnut Gianduja.
- In the middle, a wagon brimming with caramelized, chocolate-coated hazelnuts.
- And, lastly, all the comforting flavours associated with the year-end holidays — gingerbread, orange confit, cinnamon cream, a light mousse with green cardamom — decorated with windows inspired by the landmark Cheval Blanc Paris’ building.
Globe-trotting gourmets from around the world: all aboard, as this train will only be here for a few days in December, guaranteeing memories to last a lifetime.