Erik is one our three Divine Chocolateers. When he's not running workshops, he loves to try out new recipes in the kitchen. His favourite flavour is the Divine 38% Milk Chocolate with Toffee and Sea Salt.

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Using the new Divine 70% Dark Chocolate with Mango & Coconut as an inspiration, created these delicious cookies. Perfect with a coffee!
Drawing inspiration from the brand new Divine Milk Chocolate with Whole Almonds bar, I wanted to create something for almond lovers.I think this delicious desert should fit the bill, creamy, rich and decadent.
The coming of the warmer weather means I crave summer food. On a recent trip to Dorset to visit my mother-in-law who has the most beautiful kitchen herb garden, I came away with loads of fresh mint and was inspired to create this recipe for a delicious mint choc chip ice cream.
This week marks the 25th anniversary of Wallace and Gromit’s screen debut in A Grand Day Out. Since that time Wallace and his faithful pal Gromit have had many adventures, all the while enjoying their favourite cheesy snack - Wensleydale. Using my favourite variety with cranberries, I’ve decided to create a tasty chocolate and cheese truffle that I’m hoping the animated pair would enjoy at the end of their 25th anniversary celebration meal.
Divine Chocolatier Erik shares his recipe for a simple chocolate fondue, perfect for any Christmas dinner party.
January is always a month where people are trying to be good, so I thought that this recipe would fit the bill.
The earthy taste of the espresso, the richness of the cream and the ‘melt in your mouth’ dark chocolate come together to create a perfect end to your meal.
Valentine’s Day. Love it, or loathe it, it is inextricably linked to all things chocolate. For this Valentine’s day I decided to come up with a recipe that would fit perfectly at the end of a home cooked meal for your sweetheart.
This Easter I was inspired by the humble egg which plays a central role in celebrations all over the world. I created a cake that would embody some of the characteristics of an egg; something that would take pride of place on anyone’s Easter table.
This Easter I was inspired by the humble egg which plays a central role in celebrations all over the world. I created a cake that would embody some of the characteristics of an egg; something that would take pride of place on anyone’s Easter table
I’ve paired the aromatic cordial with the sweetness of the white chocolate and strawberries to create a smooth light mousse. A delicious way to celebrate Spring.
For this recipe, I’ve paired the aromatic cordial with the sweetness of the white chocolate and strawberries to create a smooth light mousse.
Develop your chocolate tempering skills with this perfect ‘no-bake’ recipe, created by Chocolateer Erik for Divine's Twitter Bakealong
Nothing beats a delicious, rich chocolate brownie! Try Divine Chocolateer Erik's creation for the On Blackheath festival in London for a fruity twist on a classic
These are perfect as an after dinner treat or an afternoon pick-me-up with a coffee. The beer taste is subtle and adds a different flavour to a traditional truffle recipe.
The holiday season is one of the best times to get into the kitchen and make some baked goods.
Erik's totally tropical fridge cake is great to make with kids, and a perfect treat for Mum this Mother's Day!
This delicious vegan 'cheesecake' recipe was developed by Divine Chocolateer Erik for Bourgeois Boheme, a shoe company with vegan values. It's a deliciously smooth treat that is sure to please anyone looking for a sweet tropical adventure.
Divine Chocolateer Erik has combined Pukka Herbs Matcha tea with divine white chocolate for a delicious summery bake, perfect to enjoy with a green tea!
The ultimate autumnal treat. A seasonal favourite that ‘pump’kins up the flavour.