By Victoria Alexander and Genevieve Harris
The quality of the finished truffles depends entirely on the quality of the ingredients used. It is very important to use best quality chocolate and cocoa. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They are best eaten within 2 weeks but will keep for longer.
CHOP THE CHOCOLATE ROUGHLY and place it and the cream into a medium-sized heatproof bowl. Bring a saucepan of water to a simmer over a low heat and place the bowl over it, stirring gently until the chocolate is melted and the cream and chocolate are amalgamated. Remove the bowl from above the saucepan, add the alcohol to the chocolate mixture and stir well. Leave the chocolate mixture to