Articles by Jean-Michel Carre

Articles by author: Jean-Michel Carre

The Mystery of the Chocolate Bissou! by Angela Borda

The Mystery of the Chocolate Bissou!  by Angela Borda
By Jean-Michel Carre on Feb 10, 2019 in in In The News

The perfect chocolate for Valentine's day

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Bienvenue a Santa Barbara! A Glorious Gift Basket!

Bienvenue a Santa Barbara! A Glorious Gift Basket!
By Jean-Michel Carre on Oct 26, 2018 in in In The News , Events

“Welcome!” Jill Marie says as I sit down at the mahogany tables at the back of the Santa Barbara shop.
“Make yourself at home!” I feel especially welcome because I am looking at the beautiful new

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Curry Coconut Truffles: A Chocolatier’s Pride and Joy

Curry Coconut Truffles: A Chocolatier’s Pride and Joy
By Jean-Michel Carre on Oct 10, 2018 in in In The News , Fine Chocolate , Santa Barbara Chocolates

I can admit that when I see a candy wrapped in gold foil, my inner child gets excited and I remember Christmas treats given as gifts, that delight of unwrapping something unknown, but hoping most of all to find chocolate inside. And Jean-Michel’s curry coconut truffle, wrapped in gold foil, will not disappoint you on that count

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Avocado Truffles! A Visit with Chocolatier Jean-Michel Carré

By Jean-Michel Carre on Sep 26, 2018 in in In The News , Events

If you are like me, you saw Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as a child and dreamed of one day being given that golden ticket to witness the magic of chocolate making. Well, today is the day. I’ve been given the golden ticket. Jean-Michel has welcomed me to his shop in Carpinteria to witness the making of his sublime chocolates.

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Testimonials

The best chocolate I have ever had! I bought 45 chocolates to give away as gifts when visiting my sister in Carpenteria. I ended up eating 30 of them before I even made it home. My husband and I are already figuring out ways to make it back out there for the holidays to make another "gift" purchase.
Nathalie M
From Ohio