Dubai: An upmarket chocolate store – Boutique le Chocolat at Citywalk in Dubai – is selling what it claims are the most expensive chocolates in the region.
A Swiss chocolate truffle wrapped in 24-karat gold foil, the uber luxury ‘Gold Delafee’ can be bought for Dh15,000 a kg.
Sold in a silk-wrapped wooden box, the luscious confectionery is made from the famed Grand Cru cocoa beans and pure 24 karat edible gold.
“It is a three-layered chocolate ganache. First you bite into a hard shell to reach a soft gooey chocolate inside. The shell is coated with gold foil and the sweetness is just about right,” said Michael Currie, the store’s general manager… see more