Tag Archives: Christmas

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 ...

La Maison du Chocolat Christmas Selection Review

When the La Maison du Chocolat selection arrived I thought it had to be a mistake.  There was a massive box of chocolates tied up in bright red ribbon with my name on it.  Still, there was my name and ...

LB Truly Chocs Holiday Selection Review

I’m not the world’s biggest fan of Belgian chocolates or pralines but I will still try them and I will still rate them on the basis of their merits.  Most of the chocolate I try is of the ganache variety ...

Matcha Chocolat Winter Selection Review

When the iconic box emerged from the bubble wrap, I knew I was in for a delightful treat.  The tea chocolates made by Katie by hand in the most lovely peaceful surroundings I have ever had the pleasure to visit ...

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