Tag Archives: Christmas

Carluccio’s Chocolate Coated Bread Sticks Review

Now, when I went to Carluccio’s to buy some goodies for Christmas I decided to try some new things and one of the new chocolate things was the chocolate coated breadsticks I found. These chocolate covered breadsticks were a bit pricy ...

A Review of Chocolate Christmas Tea at the Hilton

Few things in life are as wonderful as taking tea with a friend and so it was I found myself once again waiting outside the wrong tube exit for Dom from Chocablog to go this time to a Chocolate Christmas ...

Carluccios Mini Chocolate Panettone Review

When I was at Carlucccios the other day, remembering the pleasure I had derived from their chocolate panettone I decided to buy a mini one. The box looked large enough that it probably contained a panettone of a manageable size. With ...

Black Rose Love Fudge and Blackcurrant Rock Review

Now, I know that I focus mainly (and mostly) on (and about) chocolate but occasionally I divert (I’m thinking the cheesecake lollipops are only partially related to chocolate) and in this case, I diverted with Black Rose Love fudge and ...

Blue Basil Holiday Brownies Selection Review

I had the great fortune to receive a sample selection of the holiday flavours of Blue Basil Brownies.  Interestingly, Blue Basil Brownies are made in Oxfordshire, not far from where I live.  Even more of interest is that they named ...

A Review of the Christmas Afternoon Tea at The Strand Palace Hotel

A hotel I spend far too little time at conferences in, the Strand Palace Hotel is located ideally for the London tourist.  Nestled near all sorts of tourist attractions, including the very funky Covent Garden, this hotel must be one ...

Chococo Christmas Novelty Chocolates Review

Christmas isn’t Christmas without novelty chocolate and I was very lucky to receive some of the novelty Christmas chocolates on offer at Chococo.  These were absolutely delightful and really imaginative and each held a secret. The first I had to try ...

Hotel Chocolat Milk Chocolate Tiddly Reindeer

Milk chocolate shapes are nothing short of tons of fun and with Hotel Chocolat, you always know what to expect.  The milk chocolate is very nice, and Hotel Chocolat had created a number of milk chocolates to gradually introduce your ...

Cocomaya Winter Wonderland Christmas Shop

In Carnaby Street, just behind Liberty, too easy to miss, is this newest Cocomaya shop dedicated to Christmas.  I was lucky enough to go along to the press launch attended by the lofty heights of Elle and Sainsbury’s and of ...

Chococo Chocolate Advent Calendar Review

Chocolate advent calendars are not new but placing them all in a single box with a numbered paper overlay was new to me.  The path of chocolates takes you in a spiral towards the Christmas pudding in the centre.  Since ...

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