Plant Based The Orient Collection (Limited Edition)
The Chocolate is naturally sharp with strong delicious tones of berries. A very fresh chocolate which brings you excitement and invigoration
Jasmine and Matcha Green Tea (2010 Great Taste Award Winner)
World renown for tea, the oriental cultures have all embraced the harmony of tea and its importance in culture, ceremony and tradition. Marc gently infuses oat milk with jasmine flowers and green tea for over 3 days to extract all the properties that then blend with the incredible Ben Tre cacao. The jasmine flower perfectly complements the green tea adding fresh spring tones that uplift the natural flavours of the cacao.
Szechuan peppercorn is indigenous to the heart of mainland China with very distinctive pepper and smoky tones and a light fiery sensation. The pepper was chosen to depict the history and culture of this vast former imperial nation. With his maternal roots in China, Marc sets out to reflect the fiery past as well as the colourful traditions that bring warmth and unity throughout the region.
Pure Ben Tre
Unadulterated pure origin - a ganache made and enrobed with this wonderful Trinitario variety single origin cacao grown on the banks of the Mekong river in southern Vietnam.
Often called the poor mans' gold, citrus fruit are offered as a gift to symbolise gold that brings prosperity and good fortune. Marc zests each fruit (tangerine,
The base of all oriental gastronomy is ginger, used in all cuisines across all borders. Known to have important medicinal properties, ginger has become a firm favourite across the world providing warmth and depth of flavour to any dish. Marc finely grates fresh ginger and blends the juice and pulp with oat milk and chocolate to create a fragrant and aromatic ganache – a true tribute to the incredible variety and diversity of Asian cuisine.
There is an old saying in Asia: “He who plants a coconut tree, plants food and drink, vessels and clothing, a home for himself and a heritage for his children.” The combination of coconut and the unique nutty tones of Sesame, which plays an important role in all Asian cuisines, is an absolute winner.
Two fragrant essential ingredients more commonly found and used in South East Asia from Burma to Taiwan via the Philippines and Malaysia. Both ingredients complement each other to add fresh sun kissed citrus tones to the chocolate that reflects the warmth of the culture and energy of the people of this region.
The exclusive 'Orient Collection' is presented in a unique gift box with 14 chocolates
- Due to the freshness of the ingredients this product has a two-week shelf life
- This is a speciality product that takes up to 48 hours to prepare before despatch (except Chinese New Year).