Teuscher might be an international name with shops in 19 cities as far-flung as Shanghai and Singapore, but it’s still very much a homegrown brand. All of its chocolates are made in Zurich before being shipped out to its global stores, and its flagship shop, which occupies a 17th century half-timbered building on a narrow cobblestoned street in the Altstadt, is smaller than most living rooms (and manned by a staff of two). The chocolate to get, of course, is its iconic Champagne truffle, a Dom Perignon-infused cream and dark chocolate ganache sealed in a milk chocolate shell and dusted with confectioner’s sugar.
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Switzerland's Tasty Truffles
Switzerland is renown for its chocolates, so swing by Tuescher's (maybe en route to Sprungli's?) for a taste of the original recipe of dark (or milk) chocolate truffles from Tuescher himself. The store is a sight to see, in itself...