A Decadent Easter
Easter is synonymous with chocolate indulgence and this year the luxury chocolatiers of the world have created, once again, the ultimate in decadent Easter gifts. Be it artisan, hand painted, eggs filled with miniatures surprises within or hand-crafted chocolate sculptures, there is an Easter egg to delight and enchant every lucky recipient. We bring you the crème de la crème…
Selfridges Selection Artisan Milk Chocolate Easter Egg
Created by the award-winning ‘Baravelli’s’, this exquisite handmade egg is almost too attractive to eat. Each exclusive creation comes from the medieval town of Conwy in Wales, where husband and wife team Mark and Emma run their artisan chocolatiers. The eggs are intricately hand-painted and with an ingredient list that includes a delicious 45% milk chocolate, these eggs won’t sit pretty for long.
Charbonnel et Walker Milk Chocolate Easter Egg, filled with milk chocolates
Charbonnel et Walker
Founded in 1875, Charbonnel et Walker is one of Britain’s first and finest chocolatiers, endorsed by the Royal Warrant as one of the few chocolatiers to Her Majesty The Queen.
A decadent seasonal treat, this milk chocolate Easter egg from master-chocolatier Charbonnel et Walker is filled with an assortment of luxury chocolates in thematic shapes. Encased in a thick shell and tied with the iconic branded ribbon, this opulent offering is the gift that keeps on giving.
‘Eggs with Legs’ by Mary Rose Young
This fabulous and unique hand-painted, individually decorated egg cup created by the celebrated ceramic designer Mary Rose Young is the ultimate Easter accessory.
Eggs With Legs were created exclusively for Harvey Nichols; each colourful egg cup comes topped with a foil-wrapped hollow chocolate Easter egg. When you’ve devoured the chocolate, you will be left with a work of art that will ensure your boiled egg is always the best-dressed breakfast in town.
Only 125 of each of two different designs have been produced and every cup has been individually numbered. No two egg cups are the same; each one, having been crafted and painted by hand, is completely unique.
La Reserve Paris by Adrien Salavert
La Reserve Paris
This glamorous egg from La Reserve Paris, created by Adrien Salavert, Pastry Chef at the hotel’s two Michelin-starred Le Gabriel restaurant, is a nod to the hotel’s huge lacquered door. Take an adventure behind the beautiful red chocolate shell you’ll find small eggs made from different ‘grand cru’ chocolates, accessed through a real life chocolate key.
The Magician’s Hat
Pierre Marcolini, founder of the “Maison” of the same name, has been cultivating his expert craftsmanship and knowledge of the process from bean to bar for over two decades. Every Easter, Pierre creates exceptional and rather grand Easter gifts and this Magician’s Hat is grand in every respect! This is the perfect treat for the entire family after a succulent Easter meal. The hat and base are made of dark chocolate, but that’s not where it stops; this one’s delicious every step of the way. Once the outer layers are gone, 45 Small Eggs in six flavours appear… shall we say, out of nowhere.