Chocolate Santa in China

Chinese Christmas A small Belgium Chocolate Workshop has opened in my neighbourhood. As it’s almost Christmas we bought a couple of Santa Clauses as a gift to spread some more western ideology.

The real news is though that they also sell the Chocolate version of Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas), a person who actually really existed and whose birthday is celebrated the 5th/6th of December. In Holland the guy is more popular than Santa.

I guess it’s the first version of Sinterklaas in Shanghai, maybe even in China. I tried this years Sinterklaas and he tasted good.

That’s why Santa is in the picture, I have to wait a few more days before he is ready to be eaten.

This post sounds like a plug and I guess it is. The same shop has also some branches in Belgium but I just give the Shanghai address.

Pralinor Chocolate Workshop
432 Taixing Lu, Shanghai (crossstreet Xinzha Lu)
Tel: + 86 (0)21 62586659

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One Response to “Chocolate Santa in China”

  1. Valentine in Shanghai | Shanghai China Snippets
    February 13th, 2007 23:36
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    The girls are waiting today for flowers, belgian made chocolates and a romantic dinner in a restaurant that has overprized its food for this special day. Valentine’s day has gotten some traction here in Shanghai as I noticed last year and I’m sure this year it will be even more popular. …

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