Category Archives: Chocolate

Chocolate Ecstasy Tours

Tweet I’ve known Jen for some time now, she’s part of a collection of friends I class as ‘Twitter friends’, although in reality most of my real friends are increasingly this, as older friends drift into obscurity, a black hole … Continue reading

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Kokopelli’s

TweetOooops – I’ve just found this post loitering amongst my drafts, I’d written it rapidly with sticky little fingers in a whirl of excitement at discovering such DELIGHTS at The Chocolate Festival and then clearly promptly forgot all about it … Continue reading

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The Speakeasy Truffle Co.

Tweet I can’t deny that when Paul sent me an email out of the blue a couple of weeks ago asking if I’d like to try his cocktail chocolates my interest was piqued. You know I love both my cocktails … Continue reading

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After Hours at Store Street Espresso

TweetAfter declaring just last week that I’m just not that into restaurant desserts, that I’d far rather prefer a sticky bun or great piece of chocolate than a fancy flourish of a dish, all smudges and smears but none of … Continue reading

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Coffee and Chocolate – Just a Thought

TweetAs is often the case when anywhere near the vicinity, Saturday meant a trip to Paul A Young’s jewel of a shop on Wardour Street, this central location means it’s near impossible not to talk myself into a little detour, each visit I’ll uncover something new … Continue reading

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Williamsburg – A holy trinity of Coffee, Doughnuts & Chocolate

TweetIt takes just one morning in Brooklyn to make me come over all funny, misty eyed with romantic notions. I’m not sure quite what it is about this place that tugs at my heart strings but I immediately want to pack my bags and move in. There was never … Continue reading

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Random Stuff from 2012

TweetI do endeavour to write a shortish post at the very least on those things I’ve enjoyed and would recommend, but I’m not very good at editing myself down to a short post, and so sometimes simply don’t get around to it. Often it’s a case … Continue reading

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Thorntons Chocolate Liqueur Doughnut Bread & Butter Pudding

Tweet I was sent this bottle of Thorntons Chocolate Liqueur maybe a month ago. Having not tried it before, as always I was curious to try something new, and it’s not dissimilar to Baileys, as you might imagine, but made … Continue reading

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Banana and Stem Ginger Cake with Valrhona Dulcey Ganache

Tweet So, Valrhona recently launched a fourth type of chocolate. They’re calling it Dulcey and it’s basically caramelised white chocolate, so not really chocolate at all then, they also already make a caramelised milk chocolate so I can’t think what … Continue reading

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Chocolate Unwrapped

TweetI’m well aware I’m repeating myself here, but I find it hard to think of many better weeks to combine than that of chocolate and cocktail. Last year I succeeded in throwing myself headlong into all revelries, ricocheting between events … Continue reading

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