Woolworths TASTE

First Taste


 Chocolate box dainties have come a long way since their humble hazelnut praline-filled beginnings. A new generation of chocolatiers are shaking up the shell-shaped status quo with zany moulds, Pollock-esque splatters, laquered surfaces and mind-blowing flavour combos. Think burnt lemon and jasmine; whisky ganache and tobacco caramel; and buchu and white chocolate. Turn the page for our current confectionary crushes, plus some legendary cocoa creations.

The truffle shuffle

Gregory Czarnecki not only heads up one of SA’s top 10 restaurants, he also has a knack for crafting exquisite

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