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chocolate heaven

Chocolate heaven
Perfect chocolate pyramids
and huge slabs of milk & dark chocolate studded with nuts and fruit, which have been broken into more easily manageable ‘shards’…..
The first thing that hits you when you walk in is the smell – it (understandably) smells of chocolate -not the nasty artificial scent that is sometimes pumped out in shops, but a rich intoxicating smell, so thick that you can almost taste it.
Tasters on offer when I popped in yesterday- I can vouch for them all!
When you leave you’re given instructions on how to keep them at their best – they will last for 3 weeks (I must admit they’ve never lasted long enough for me to test this out!) and most importantly never put them in the fridge.
My personal chocolate diet!
So if you find yourself in L’Isle sur la Sorgue & after a day around the market or a few hours Antique hunting & you fancy a sweet treat then I can recommend just sneaking off down a side-street & spending a few minutes buying some chocolate – if you’re lucky no one will know you’ve bought them & you won’t have to share!!
I make no bones about it – I love chocolate & last night sat with a glass of wine & my latest purchase from the wonderful ‘Chocolatier’ La Cour aux Saveurs in L’Isle Sur La Sorgue. http://www.lacourauxsaveurs.fr/
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…….. and after visiting many chocolate shops over the years (all in the interests of research of course) La Cour Aux Saveurs is the closest I’ve come to finding it!
Of course there are other things to tempt anyone with a sweet tooth, including the fruit ‘cheeses’ that are a local speciality, but for me it’s all about the chocolate.
With the walls filled with chocolate like this it’s easy to understand why it smells so good!
The shop itself is run by a lovely couple – Monsieur ‘le chocolatier’, Florian Courreau, who I have always seen dressed impeccably in whites. He is inevitably hard at work in in the pristine, gleaming kitchen (or perhaps chocolate workshop), which is on open view from the busy little shop area, which is managed by his wife.
I make no bones about it – I love chocolate & last night sat with a glass of wine & my latest purchase from the wonderful 'Chocolatier' La Cour aux Saveurs in L'Isle Sur La Sorgue. http://www.lacourauxsaveurs.fr/ Back in February I was staying there (in the town that is, not the chocolate shop) whilst house…