Paul A Young, Chocolatier



Paul A Young is one of the UK's top artisan chocolatiers and Academy of Chocolate gold award winner.

Here you'll find a complete archive of all the posts we've written about Paul and his products. As you can see, it's quite extensive!

You can find out more about Paul and his three London shops and current range by visiting his web site at www.paulayoung.co.uk

Cream Tea And Christmas With Paul A Young

Cream teas and Christmas previews

Thinking Out Of The Conch: From Bean To Bar With Paul A Young

Bean to bar chocolate made from the whole bean.

Paul A Young Marmite Brownie

A brownie? With Marmite?

Salted Caramel Making Class With Paul A Young

We learn how to make award winning chocolates.

Paul A Young Hot Cross Bun Brownie

An Easter treat from Paul A Young

Paul A Young Valentine’s Chocolates

A Valentine's assortment from Paul A Young

Paul A Young Valentine’s Chipotle Brownie

Made with chipotle chilli, muscovado and maldon salt.

Paul A Young Brownie Mince Pies

Mince pies topped with a layer of brownie.

Paul A Young Opens At The Folly

Paul A Young opens a pop-up shop.

Paul A Young AquaRiva Tequila Margarita Truffle

Paul A Young collaborates with Cleo Rocos on this tequila truffle.

Paul A Young Brick House Sourdough

A dark chocolate bar with pieces of sourdough bread.

Bowmore ‘Magic Happens’ Whisky Event

A very strange evening of whisky and chocolate.

Paul A. Young Easter Egg Hunt Kit

An Easter Egg Hunt Kit of the finest quality.

Paul A. Young Selection

A new selection from one of our favourite chocolatiers.

From Pod To Providores Dinner

A six course dinner in celebration of Chocolate Week.

Paul A. Young Blackcurrant & Salted Caramels

Layers of blackcurrant and salted caramel in beautifully finished dark chocolate shells.

Paul A. Young Bakewell Tart Dome

Paul A. Young is back with another new creation, but has he managed to capture the essence of a bakewell tart?

Paul A. Young Soreen Malt Loaf Truffles

A childhood favourite brought back to life in truffle form by the amazing Paul A. Young.

Paul A. Young Chocolate Frogs

Simple, sweet and cute hand painted chocolate frogs from Paul A. Young.

Paul A. Young Opens in Soho

A look at Paul A. Young's new flagship central London store which opens today.

Paul A. Young Pistachio & Lemon Thyme Caramel Mallow

A hand painted dome of 64% Valrhona Madagascan chocolate. Inside, there’s a layer of pistachio flavoured marshmallow, with a second layer of lemon thyme caramel on top.

Paul A. Young Billingtons Simnel Brownie

There's no question in my mind that this is the best brownie in the world. If you don't manage to get hold of one between now and Easter, then you're missing out.

Paul A. Young Valentine’s Selection

Time for more Valentine’s chocolates, this time from the always awesome Paul A. Young. As you’d expect from Paul, everything looks amazing, so I just thought I’d show you lots of pretty pictures.

Paul A. Young Chateau Civrac Ganache Grapes

As a chocolate blogger, the only thing more satisfying than the postman knocking on your door with a package full of chocolate, is when that package has a “Paul A. Young Fine Chocolates” label on it. My life has …

Marmite Very Peculiar Milk Chocolate

Marmite and chocolate. The perfect combination. At least it was when top chocolatier Paul A. Young created his Marmite Truffles a couple of years ago. And it was even better when he created an amazing Marmite XO bar last year. But now …

Paul A. Young 72% Venezuelan with Tellicherry Pepper

This is one of Paul A. Young’s latest creations. It was thrust into my hand at the recent Taste of London event in Regents Park, and also one of the samples on offer at Jennifer Earle’s Chocs & Tunes tasting …

Paul A. Young & Rare Tea Company Collaboration

We were lucky enough to be invited along to the launch of a collaboration between Paul A. Young and the Rare Tea Company’s Henrietta Lovell on Tuesday evening. After being plied with drink (a cocktail made from gin infused with cacao …

Paul A. Young Marmite XO Bar

I’ve known this bar was coming for a couple of months and I’ve sat and waited patiently for it to appear. Today it finally arrived, and I think my life may be complete. Yes, this is what happens when you …

Paul A. Young Sea Salted Caramel Egg

Ask me to list my favourite chocolates of all time (which people do all too frequently), and right up at the top of that list are Paul A. Young’s sea salted caramels. We saw quite a craze for sea salted …

Paul A Young Sandalwood Bar

I happened to be in Islington the other day, and as I had a birthday present or two to buy, I thought I’d visit Paul A. Young’s shop and check out what he’s been up to lately. With a constantly …

Paul A. Young Brownie

Some say that Paul A. Young produces the best chocolate brownies in London. (Crikey, I sound like Jeremy Clarkson introducing the Stig!). Having thoroughly enjoyed Thornton’s Mini Brownies, I was pleasantly surprised to find one of Paul’s brownies in my …

Paul A. Young Stem Ginger & Cardamom Pavé

The final offering from the Chocablog raid on Paul A. Young’s shop in Islington, this pavé is made from 64% Ecuadorean cocoa dark chocolate. Add to that the ususal suspects (soya lecitihin, a little vanill, cocoa butter) and Chinese Stem …

Paul A. Young Selection: Part 2

Like my fellow Chocabloke, I arrived home after our field trip to Islington with a small box of truffles and ganaches and three mini-slabs. A Dom mentioned, we didn’t get a comprehensive list of what we had been given (poor work …

Paul A. Young Selection

Simon and I each took home a small selection of samples from our recent trip to see Paul A. Young. My haul consisted of three small bars and a small box of truffles. The bars are similar in size to a …

Paul A. Young

Simon and I celebrated Chocablog’s third birthday on Tuesday by visiting one of the UK’s top chocolatiers in his Islington shop. Paul A. Young started out as a pastry chef but now has two shops in London and plans to …