Chocolate best matched seasonally

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At Easter chocolate eggs and bunnies are sure-fire crowd-pleasers, but a study has found that different shapes of chocolate can make it taste better.

Dark chocolate pieces that work with the palate, influence texture and flavour perception as they melt in the mouth, a study by the Nestle Research Center in Switzerland has found.

However master chocolatier Paul A. Young says the best way to enjoy chocolate is to match its individual characteristics with different seasonal flavours.

Follow an Easter simnel truffles recipe

Watch Paul's chocolate truffle tips and tricks

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