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10 Simple Gadgets That Will Make You a Chocolate-Making Master

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Food & Drink Editor
Updated: 7 April 2017

Nothing says ‘personal touch’ like some homemade chocolates. But in order to do it right, there’s a few simple gadgets and gizmos you’ll need.

If you can melt chocolate in a pan, you can make your own chocolates, right? It’s that easy. From scrapers to rubber spatulas, chocolate moulds to bowls, here’s top London chocolatier Paul A. Young with his ultimate list of 10 gadgets you need – none of which will break the bank. In fact, you can get all this kit online using these links: piping bags, scraper, glass bowls, spatulas, silicone paper, chocolate moulds.

About Paul A. Young

Paul Young is a leading player in the world of British chocolate. He’s noted for his use of seasonal flavours, incorporating everything from the familiar to the unusual. After studying hotel catering and management at New College Durham and later Leeds Metropolitan University, Paul came to London and worked with some of the capital’s best chefs, including Marco Pierre White while he was at Quo Vadis and Criterion. Soon he began to concentrate on the world of chocolate, and in 2006 opened his first shop on Camden Passage in Islington. 

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