Valrhona is introducing Hukambi 53%, the first ombré couverture, exclusively for our Cercle V customers in 2022.

Dare the unknown

Valrhona is introducing Hukambi 53%, the first ombré couverture, exclusively for our Cercle V customers in 2022. A chocolate that is free from gastronomy’s established conventions, with a luminous and intriguing indulgence blended with powerful Brazilian cocoa flavors. 

Reveal all the ideas you have never dared to express and redefine your creativity.

BETWEEN DARKNESS AND THE LIGHT: A NEW OMBRÉ DIMENSION

  • Indulgent: thanks to its combination of Brazilian cocoa, French milk and Madagascan vanilla, this chocolate’s powerful cocoa flavor blends beautifully with the sweetness of the milk.
  • Unexpected: this bitter yet subtly sweet chocolate offers surprising notes of fruit and cookies, creating all-new flavor sensations.
  • Exploratory: this chocolate is an invitation to discover a new aromatic territory.

Sensory profile

MAJOR CHARACTERISTIC: COCOA-RICH
MINOR NOTE: CEREALS
UNIQUE NOTE: BITTERNESS

Hukambi’s surprising blend of cocoa, bitter and slightly biscuit-inflected notes ushers us in to discover the mysteries of the fauna and flora living in the shadows of Brazil’s ancient forests.

Packaging

3kg bag of fèves - Code: 49787

Sac fèves 3 kg

Applications

  • Ideal use : bars, crémeux & ganache
  • Recommended use : coating, molding, mousse, ice creams & sorbets

Pairings

Prunes, Quince, Melilot, Pinot wines, Green pepper, Smoked salt, Toasted cereals

Tempering temperatures

Courbe de tempérage Hukambi

Hukambi is a chocolate that brings together all the indulgence and pleasure of rounded cocoa notes. The intense cocoa and milk aspects to its character mean it can be used to create very flavorsome desserts and interesting blends of different tastes.

Rémi Poisson - Pastry chef instructor - École Valrhona