Benoit Lorge

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Sisters Karen and Natalie Keane of Bean and Goose chocölatiers

Bean and Goose was established in 2014 by sisters Natalie and Karen Keane who began making chocolate by hand, having been taught by chocolatier Benoit(...)

Paula Stakelum: ‘You don’t just have to make chocolates. You can use chocolate in different recipes to get different textures.’

There was a time in Ireland when posh chocolate meant expensive imports from France or Belgium. Fancy stuff, made by someone in a tall white hat, who (...)

Cultural assistant Anousha Bonnemaison, co-ordinator Marina Oracolo  and stylist Emily Callanan  at the launch of the Cork French Film Festival, which runs March 5th-12th at venues throughout the city. Photograph: Clare Keogh

It was only released in France last October, but L’Odyssée, which opens this year’s Cork French Film Festival, will bring cinephiles of a certain age (...)

Studies show that excessive chocolate and fat intake did not alter the composition or output of pore-blocking sebum. Photograph: iStockphoto

If only my late mother had subscribed to the Journal of the American Medical Association. I forgive the old girl this lapse – there were few working-c(...)

Photographer Naomi Gaffey with her sister Corina, a stylist and freelance fashion professional at Bond Street Studios. Photograph: Alan Betson

Corina and Naomi Gaffey Fashion stylist Corina and her older sister, Naomi, a freelance photographer, collaborate on editorials for magazines. (...)

Benoit Lorge at his factory in Co Kerry.  Photograph: Andrew Downes
Q&A Inside Track

What sets your business apart?I took over a rural shop about 10kms from Kenmare; it used to be a post office in a parish 17km long with 150 people. We(...)

Chocolatier Benoit Lorge at work on a giant Easter egg.   Photograph: Andrew Downes

I am originally from Lorraine in France . . . I came to Ireland to create fine ha(...)