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Paxton Chocolate (www.paxtonchocolate.com), designers of artisan small-batch chocolates in bespoke patterns and intriguing flavour infusions, present their UK collection of gourmet chocolate thins (from £15).
A highly conceptual chocolatier, Founder Caitlin Paxton’s background in architecture and fashion influence the intricate designs and original artwork that makes each chocolate visually unique.
After graduating as a Pastry Chef from Le Cordon Bleu Paris, Caitlin decided to follow her dream and launch her own chocolate company, combining a flair for beautiful colours and textures with complex flavour profiles using fruits, spices and botanicals.
Ingredients are sourced carefully: from the highest quality Belgian chocolate couverture made with sustainable cocoa beans, to the dried flours and extracts from Scotland, selected for their province and quality to locally sourced perishable ingredients for maximum freshness.
The signature thins collection includes:
- Lavender & Bergamot infused aromatic dark chocolate thins, speckled with dried lavender flowers
- Candied Chilli rich dark chocolate discs topped with a glossy red chilli
- Raspberry Rose sweet and fragrant floral infused white chocolate flecked with fresh raspberry to create a pale pink, and illustrated with a miniature flower in ornate colour detail
-Chestnut & Vanilla are deliciously rich thins in milk chocolate with an elegant graphite pattern sketch
-Orange & Earl Grey combines the distinctive British tea blend with a deep zesty orange in milk chocolate, topped with a fruit botanical motif
-Lime, Lemongrass and Clementine thins are decorated with a striking green and yellow pattern on white chocolate, which has been infused with lime, lemongrass and clementine to create a feast for all the senses
There is also a beautiful dark chocolate collection which includes:
-Strawberry and Black Pepper smooth dark chocolate is contrasted with spicy black pepper then topped with zingy strawberries to create a lively taste sensation.
-Apple and Ginger delicious dark chocolate is infused with fiery and then topped with zesty died apple sherbet.
-Raspberry and Mint the classic combination of luxurious dark chocolate infused with mint is then topped with sharp raspberries to create the perfect contrast.
-Mango and Paprika peppery paprika, infused into the dark chocolate is complimented by sweet tropical mango.
In addition Paxton Chocolate offers 220g tins of luxury hot chocolate and individual pots of gourmet chocolate ice-cream in three classic flavours; Orange and Earl Grey, Espresso and Sea Salt. As well as Giant Thins, (our chocolate bars), in a range of flavours from the Signature and Deliciously dark ranges
Paxton Chocolate also offer a bespoke design service for individual chocolate thins – whether you want to combine some of your favourite flavours and spices, fruits or botanicals to create a truly unique chocolate, or simply top an existing chocolate with your own design, special image or typography.
Caitlin says, “I wanted to create a collection of chocolates that were a full sensory experience. The thins are designed to be beautiful objects, attracting the eye with rich col¬ours, textures and patterns, as well as wonderful aromas and melt in the mouth delicate flavours.”
Perfect to send as a thoughtful gift and a delicious alternative to more traditional chocolates or flowers, users can also choose a bespoke card, which can be sent with a personal message.
Paxton chocolates are available to buy nationwide online at www.paxtonchocolate.com.
Signature Thins and Deliciously Dark are available in two sizes:
• Large (includes 24 chocolates with combinations of one, three or six of your favourite varieties) £25
• Small (includes 12 chocolates with combinations of one, two or six of your favourite chocolate varieties) £15
Address: 38 Cheshire Street, Shoreditch, London, E2 6EH
Telephone: +44(0)20 8127 8807
Notes to Editors
Bespoke Chocolate Thins
-Colour photos can only be digitally printed on white chocolate thins
-Black and white photos can be digitally printed on milk chocolate thins
-Chocolate thins are available in individual plastic wrap, in bespoke envelopes with tied bows or in bespoke boxes.