French Chocolate Truffles: Accidentally Delicious!

Are you a chocolate enthusiast? Can you not resist devilishly dark treats? Then this new workshop is definitely for you!


Following up on our previous workshop focused on tiramisù, the most iconic Italian dessert, Francesco and Maya will teach you how to prepare delicious chocolate truffles made with chocolate ganache (not to be confused with the Belgian pralines). To do so, we’re moving to 19th-century France, where the ganache, as we know it,was accidentally invented by a “ganache.” Are you confused? That’s normal—all your questions will be answered while we get our hands very dirty!

We are going to learn how to prepare a chocolate ganache and then roll our chocolate truffles with different coatings. There’ll be plenty of toppings to suit everybody’s fancy! 
Participants will take home a selection of handmade truffles.

The workshop will be taught by Francesco Gariboldi, who worked as a professional baker in Italy, with assistance from Maya Parson of Roots & Fruits: Leuven Local Food Connection.

For the workshop, you will need to bring:
- A silicone or rubber spatula

- A medium sized mixing bowl (diameter ~15-20 cm, better if microwave safe)

- A sealable container than can contain 300 gr of liquid, better if in layer of 2-3 cm
- A small sealable container for 4 truffles
- A sturdy tablespoon
- An apron

Ingredients will be provided (registration fee covers the cost).

Please be aware: The chocolate ganache requires the use of heavy cream. This recipe is not suitable for vegans or anyone who avoids dairy.

Registration via Eventbrite only, closes 3 days before on November 26th at 19:00
Location: International House Leuven, Tiensevest 60, 3000 Leuven

Refunds are only possible before November 26th at 19:00. Upon request you will receive a refund for the price of the event (12€ and not the eventbrite fee of €1.65).

General info

Wednesday 29 November 2023
19:00 - 21:00
International House Leuven
International House Leuven
Tiensevest 60
3000 Leuven
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