It’s National Chocolate Week and a great way to celebrate the event is holding a Chocolate and Wine tasting dinner. If you have not thought about it, this is a great way to enjoy these two indulgences. The Chocolate dinner party menu was as follows: Starter A glass of prosecco and a simple starter of white chocolate spiked baba ghanoush. Main Course Slow Cooker Chicken Mole paired with the Château Liversan… [Read More]
Chocolate lovers, get ready for Chocolate Week. The highlight of Chocolate Week is of course the Chocolate Show. This year it is getting more interesting with a live demonstration of the making of a bean to bar chocolate. Lots of top chocolatiers will be at the show, there will be a nightly Chocolate Fashion Show and of course lots of chocolate to taste. The Chocolate Show will be the first… [Read More]
The Chocolate Breakfast at the Rococo Chocolate shop on Motcomb Street is a real treat. It features an energising hot chocolate, Power Granola with cocoa nibs, an amazing Billionaire’s Shortbread and the most delicious Salted Caramel Chocolate Spread which is only available in their shop for now.
My first introduction to Krispy Kreme was in San Francisco in the early days when the Krispy Kreme fan club was at its height in California. My friends there were aghast that I had never tasted one. They were insistent on me trying it so we drove about 30 minutes out of town to the nearest outlet in Daly City to rectify this. A new obsession was born. It was… [Read More]
There is a new way to indulge in Godiva’s chocolate, rich dark chocolate ice cream and milk shakes. Godiva on Regent Street just launched their ice cream offering, just in time for the warmer weather.
Valrhona Chocolates hosted this beautiful showcase for 12 top Patisserie Chefs to create a Buche de Noel or Chocolate Yule Log for this Christmas. The results were jaw droppingly beautiful and delicious too. All of these limited edition creations are available to purchase from the respective restaurants and hotels. If you want a stunning centrepiece for your Christmas lunch, better hurry and reserve one. Eric Rousseau – Patisserie Belle Epoque, Islington Carrement… [Read More]
Churchill’s Port House in Soho is undoubtedly London’s most unusual and unique pop up. It’s the brainchild of Max Graham whose family owns Churchill Port (first British Port wine company in 50 years) with the intention of bringing Port to a new audience and to demystify Port. Most people associate Port as a fuddy duddy drink that only appears at the end of indulgent formal dinners and the tradition of passing… [Read More]
So this year, Vanessa Kimball has organised for Rococo Chocolates to host her Let’s Make Christmas gift swap. The idea is that you make something according to the theme and bring it along to be entered into a competition. Then you pick a gift from all the goodies that have been brought along while having some tea, mulled wine and lovely baked goods for tea. This year’s theme was chocolate… [Read More]