Welcome to The Chocolate Tier
As well as creating irresistible handcrafted chocolates and impressive chocolate fountains, we specialise in designing chocolate experiences to share our passion for the ultimate indulgence. Book one of our chocolate experiences and we’ll educate and stimulate your palate, and help you appreciate chocolate even more.
The History of Chocolate
Take a trip back in time to discover the origins and meaning of chocolate. Divine and delicious, chocolate has a fascinating history.
A Decadent Experience
Indulge in the sweet truth as you experience the finest chocolate sensations. Surrender to the pleasure of chocolate.
Chocolate goes exceptionally well with sorrow and with joy, but it also pairs with a wide variety of other flavours.
If you’re looking for unique, indulgent chocolate experiences, you’ve come to the right place. We can bring the magic of chocolate to your special occasion, whether it’s a wedding, baby shower or birthday party.Chocolate makes experiences more meaningful, and our chocolate experiences bring meaning to pleasure.
At The Chocolate Tier, we believe that chocolate can give so much more than just a moment of pleasure. That’s why we offer chocolate experiences that range from the informative to the indulgent. We’ll reveal the surprising alchemy of chocolate pairings, teach you the tricks of the chocolatier’s trade, and leave you dipped, dusted and delighted. Guaranteed to melt your resistance and help you see (and taste) chocolate in a whole new light, our chocolate experiences are certain to satisfy.
Chocolate has three times as many flavour compounds as red wine – no wonder it tastes so good!
Scientists have proven that eating chocolate gives you more of a rush than kissing does – imagine taking part in that experiment!
Worldwide, people spend US$110 billion on chocolate every year – we don’t even know how many Rand that is!
Most of the world’s cacao production comes from Africa – another area in which we lead the world.
The first chocolate bar was invented over 170 years ago… and we’re still creating new flavours to this day.
Cacao seeds have been used as currency, and there are records of people being paid in chocolate when cash ran out.
Our experiences are like a box of chocolates – everyone has their favourite. You know what you’re going to get – an adventure for your taste buds and your mind.
Dark Chocolate Red Wine Truffles
The perfect after-dinner treat – also ideal as a take-home gift for your guests (if you can bear to part with them!)
- ½ cup cream
- 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, baking bar (Ghirardelli 60%)
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
- ½ cup red wine, cabernet sauvignon
- Cocoa Powder
Coarsley chop chocolate and place into a medium sized bowl.Bring cream to a simmer, add butter and stir until melted. Pour the cream over the chocolate. Stir with a spatula until the chocolate is melted.Add the red wine and stir until wine is incorporated. Pour into an 8x8 baking dish and refridgerate for at least 4 hours.Use a metal cookie scoop to scoop out a truffle. Coat your hands in cocoa powder and gently roll the chocolate until it forms a ball. Roll in cocoa to coat.Keep refridgerated.