Posts tagged ‘chocolate’

March 29, 2013

I Only Need 8 Medium Chocolate Eggs This Year

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One of my darling nieces who is five years old made that statement contrary to her mother who said that my niece’s teeth were in a bad state and she wasn’t getting any.  I know who will win that battle…!

Lindt bunnies are the cutest Easter treat to give to loved ones this weekend and you know their mini size bunnies are only about £0.30 but get a guaranteed smile and squee from the receiver.

My niece might be able to sit inside this chocolate egg by luxury chocolate company

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February 14, 2013

Feed Your Mind

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Want to know how to bake a Universe?  Kings College London will hold a festival of food and ideas from 7 – 22 March 2013 and the programme of free public events looks appetising indeed!

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January 31, 2013

Half The Portion All The Fun

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A new study at Cornell University found that smaller portions can leave us just as satisfied and happy as larger ones, good news if you’re counting your calories as part of your new year’s resolution (even if you made it whilst drunk stick to it!!).

The basic conclusion was

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December 5, 2012

Festive Food: Chocolate Mousse

Luxurious velvet in your mouth made in 30 minutes.

Thanks Jamie Oliver. x

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April 10, 2012

Chocolate Spread

After spending the weekend eating chocolate eggs I can now spend the rest of my week smearing myself in chocolate with a whole new range of beauty treatments…..

 

Cocoa is packed with antioxidants, calcium, iron and magnesium. It is known to be a skin superfood and many spas across the country are introducing a range of calorie free indulgence from facials to wraps and scrubs.

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March 22, 2012

Come Dine With Me Part 3

During this week, we have given you recipes for “Stuffed Portabello Mushrooms” and “Salmon Encroute“.

Today is the final recipe for this no fuss delicious dinner party menu….

Heartache Chocolate Cake adapted from a recipe by Harry Eastwood from Red Velvet Chocolate Heartache.

This delicious chocolate cake with an unusual ingredient is full of surprises.

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March 6, 2012

Delicious Chocolate Cake

I was delighted that my daughter wanted to make her birthday cake so we tried Jamie Oliver’s Easy Chocolate Cake recipe with a slight adaptation. It takes less than an hour to make!!!

 

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October 12, 2011

Forget Debt, Think Chocolate

Who cares about the national debt? A pleasant distraction from the doom and gloom comes from The Chocolate Tasting Club: a British premium chocolate club that sends a hand-picked monthly selection of delicious chocolates right to your door/desk.

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March 22, 2011

Obsession

I have a quick confession…I am currently addicted to caramel shortbread.  I have recently had the pleasure of tasting so much of it that the sugar rush has me hooked.  Just look at the temptation:

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