Chocolatier Unveils New Treats, Ninth Annual Charitable Easter-Egg Raffle and Limited-Release “ONE!” Chocolate Bar 2.0
For 2014, Thomas Haas’ selection of melt-in-your-mouth Easter Truffle Eggs is available in three exotic flavours: milk chocolate infused with fennel pollen and cinnamon, dark chocolate with the essence of lavender, and white chocolate accented with tangerine-lime for $1.80 each. Also headlining the holiday collection is aHandcrafted Easter Chocolate Box, featuring an assortment of nine delectable Easter truffles in an edible package as pleasing to the eye as the palate for $39 each.
Other Easter selections include:
NEW! Hen and Nest — This beautifully presented Easter nest egg-stravaganza features a bright yellow chocolate hen surrounded by an assortment of mouthwatering Easter treats. $49 (pictured above, left)
NEW! Surprise Easter Eggs — The delicate, ornate shell of each of these delicious, handcrafted eggs hides a secret — an assortment of chocolate surprises to be discovered within. Small (two surprises) $19 / Medium (six surprises) $29 / Large (10 to 12 surprises) $39 (pictured above, middle)
NEW! Nest Egg — This is one nest egg you won’t be able to save for a rainy day. A vibrant, colourful shell hides a toothsome treasure trove of Gianduja hazelnut spread, puffed rice and cocoa-nib crunch. $19 (pictured above, right)
Race Car Roadster — Fast, furious and all edible, you’ll be off to the races with these sweet and stylish half-egg roadsters, accented with chocolate wheels, racing stripes and happy-go-lucky drivers. $39 (pictured, right)
Traditional and “Thumper” Easter Bunnies — Whether you’re young or just young-at-heart, you’ll love Thomas Haas’ take on this classic Easter treat, guaranteed to set your heart — and your taste buds — pitter-pattering. Available in milk and dark chocolate varieties and sold by weight. Traditional Easter Bunny starting at $24 / “Thumper” Easter Bunny starting at $36
Easter Stollen — Inspired by Thomas Haas’ popular Christmas Stollen, this special Easter bread is made from wholesome almonds, Sicilian pistachios and kirsch brandy-soaked organic cherries for a dessert treat at turns both sweet and savoury. Each handcrafted loaf of Stollen hides a chocolate egg in the centre, symbolizing new life and the arrival of spring. $24
Thomas Haas also offers a wide selection of Easter-themed treats such as solidChocolate and Truffle Lollipops (truffle $2.5/five for $11; chocolate $2.9/five for $13);Easter Truffle Eggs, available in single- ($2) and triple-nest ($5.8/four for $20) sizes as well as an egg-carton dozen ($18); Mini Bunnies in single- ($2.5) and triple-nest ($6.5/four for $22) varieties; a Crispy Gianduja Egg combining sweet hazelnut crème and puffed rice ($7); and an Easter Nest, featuring an assortment of delectable truffle eggs and treats nestled in colourful straw grass in both small (eight pieces, $9.5) and large (20 pieces, $29) sizes.
All 2014 Easter products are available at the two Thomas Haas patisseries in North Vancouver and Kitsilano, with a limited selection also available at high-end retailers such as Whole Foods and Urban Fare. A variety of items may also be ordered online atthomashaas.com and shipped across North America.
Ninth Annual Easter-Egg Raffle
About Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie
Offering exquisite pastries and gourmet sandwiches, cakes and confections, award-winning specialty coffees and his iconic line of handcrafted chocolates, Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie is the namesake creation of internationally acclaimed, fourth-generation pâtissier Thomas Haas. Vancouver magazine’s prevailing Pastry Chef of the Year, Haas carefully selects and sources only the finest, high-quality ingredients to adorn and accent his hand-spun creations, including B.C. wine, oak barrel-aged Quebec maple syrup, Tahitian vanilla beans, Fraser Valley hazelnuts, fresh Okanagan fruit and top-shelf European liqueurs. Thomas Haas products are exclusively available at their two unique destinations in North Vancouver and Kitsilano and at select high-end retailers and cafés across North America.
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