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Leonidas Belgian Chocolates

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Orange and Chocolate - Refreshingly Addictive

Orange and Chocolate - Refreshingly Addictive

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  • Leonidas 7 pc. chocolate ballotin pictured here

    November 25 2020 – Alex Zigoumis

    What's in my assorted box?

    “What's in my box?” is a common question we get asked in our stores. We want you to be confident that you are buying excellent chocolate that is thoughtfully prepared to ensure balance and variety. Hence, this blog post. (To see our chocolates with their respective fillings and flavors, consult our “create your own box” page.) Below you'll see a...

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  • Melt-in-your-mouth Ganaches!

    November 02 2020 – Alex Zigoumis

    Melt-in-your-mouth Ganaches!

    If there is one word to describe our ganaches, it is luxurious. These are the chocolates that will make you close your eyes in order to reduce any distractions and completely immerse yourself in the flavor! Our silky smooth and velvety ganache fillings generally consist of chocolate and cream, the ratio of which is varied to achieve the desired consistency...

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  • October 30 2020 – Alex Zigoumis

    Butter Creams and House Creams

      As indicated in the name, our delectable butter cream chocolates contain butter and that is what gives them a rich, deep flavor that is not overly sweet. Our delicious house creams, on the other hand, do not contain butter. They have slightly brighter flavors in comparison to the gently subdued flavor of our butter creams. It's a delicate balance,...

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  • Gianduja, Giamanda, and Giantina

    October 29 2020 – Alex Zigoumis

    Praliné, Praline?

    In Belgium, the term praline generally refers to a filled/enrobed chocolate. Add an accent (praliné) and now we are talking about a milk chocolate hazelnut paste which is a traditional European filling. On our side of the lake, the term praline (sans accent) denotes a completely unrelated confection which is typically made with sugar, pecans, and dairy. In our store,...

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