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Match our Gourmet Chocolates to Popular Malt Whiskies

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

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We partner with some of Scotland’s favourite distilleries to pair the delights of our carefully balanced chocolate flavours perfectly with the unique characteristics of individual Scottish Malts.  Each really does enhance the other!

Find your favourite tipple in the table below and browse our box selection page.   More information on each chocolate can be found in the Chocolate Selection page

Box sizes range from 4 to 90 chocolates. Selection boxes contain chocolates from across the Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier range.  To ensure that you receive enough of the types you particularly want please make a request by entering special instructions at checkout.  This is particularly advised for boxes of 9 and less.

Highland Malts 

Whisky Distillery Chocolate Suggested Box
Aberfeldy 12 year old Dewars, Aberfeldy Raspberry Truffle Award Winners
Aberfeldy 21 year old Dewars, Aberfeldy Milk Velvet Truffle Just Milk
Cardhu 12 year old Diageo Strawberry Truffle Just Milk
Clynelish 14 year old Diageo Heart of Gold Chocolatier’s Selection
Dalwhinnie 15 year old Diageo Dark Velvet Truffle Just Dark
Dewars 12 year old Dewars, Aberfeldy Orange Truffle Just Dark
Dewars 18 year old Dewars, Aberfeldy Lime Truffle Just Milk
Oban 14 year old Diagio Chai Truffle Award Winners
Signature Dewars, Aberfeldy Cocoa Dusted Velvet Truffle Cocoa Dusted Velvet Truffle
Tullibardine Aged Oak Tullibardine, Blackford Cocoa Dusted Velvet Truffle Cocoa Dusted Velvet Truffle
Tullibardine Baniels Finish Tullibardine, Blackford Rose Truffle Award Winners
Tullibardine Sauternes Finish Tullibardine, Blackford Lime Truffle Award Winners
Tullibardine Vintage 1988 Tullibardine, Blackford Ginger Truffle Just Dark

 

Speyside Malts 

Whisky Distillery Chocolate Suggested Box
Cardhu 12 year old Diageo Strawberry Truffle Just Milk
Cragganmore 12 year old Diageo Ginger Truffle Just Dark
Glenfiddich Age of Discovery Bourbon Cask Glenfiddich, Dufftown Milk Velvet Truffle Just Milk
Glenfiddich Age of Discovery Madeira Cask Glenfiddich, Dufftown Ginger Truffle Just Dark
Glenfiddich Age of Discovery Red Wine Cask Glenfiddich, Dufftown Raspberry Truffle Award Winners
Glenfiddich 12 year old Glenfiddich, Dufftown Milk Velvet Truffle Just Milk
Glenfiddich 15 year old Glenfiddich, Dufftown Orange Truffle Just Dark
Glenfiddich 18 year old Glenfiddich, Dufftown Cinnamon Praline Just Pralines
Glenfiddich 21 year old Glenfiddich, Dufftown Lime Truffle Award Winners
Glenfiddich 30 year old Glenfiddich, Dufftown Dark Dipped Cherry Dipped Cherries
Knockando 12 year old Diageo Dark Marzipan Just Pralines
Singleton 12 year old Diageo Orange Truffle Just Dark

 

Island Malts 

Whisky Distillery Chocolate Suggested Box
Caol Ila 12 year old Diageo Espresso Truffle Just Truffles
Lagavulin 16 year old Diageo Cinnamon Praline Just Pralines
Singleton 12 year old Diageo Orange Truffle Just Dark
Talisker 10 year old Diageo Raspberry Truffle Award Winners

 

Lowland Malts 

Whisky Distillery Chocolate Suggested Box
Glenkinchie 12 year old Diageo Lime Truffle Award Winners

 

 

 

Rich Tomato & Chocolate Soup Recipe

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

 

IAIN BURNETT HIGHLAND CHOCOLATIER RECIPES

 

Chocolate ingredients used can be purchased from our shops or our website.

 

tomatoes

Rich Tomato & Chocolate Soup (Serves 4)

from Corinne Lings, Cook at Legends of Grandtully Coffee House

 

2 x 400g Tins of tomatoes

200g Tomato paste

1 Onion

15g Dried basil

20g Tomato chutney

75g Stock

175g White chocolate buttons or Blonde chocolate bar

25g 100% São Tomé Chocolate bar

15g Red cocoa powder

Salt & pepper

 

Chop the onion and saute in a splash of olive oil.  Add tomatoes, tomato paste, dried basil, chutney and stock.  Simmer for approximately 20 minutes.  Blend until smooth.   Melt the chocolates together with the cocoa powder in a bowl over boiling water. Add to the soup and season to taste.