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Win The Egglet Sleekster from Hotel Chocolat

British cocoa grower and chocolatier, Hotel Chocolat, has launched its 2017 Easter collection with a delectable range of chocolaty gifts to share with your special someone. Fancy a taste for free? Hop to it! Continue reading

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Win The Valentine’s Sleekster from Hotel Chocolat

British cocoa grower and chocolatier, Hotel Chocolat, has launched its 2017 Valentine’s collection with a delectable range of chocolaty gifts to share with your special someone. Fancy a taste for free? Continue reading

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Paul A Young Christmas Truffles | 10X10 with tikichris

I’ve teamed up with Paul A Young Fine Chocolates for a tasty in-shop offer: for every £5 spent at one of Paul’s boutiques, you’ll get a free truffle from his Christmas collection. Continue reading

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Win The Easter Collection from Hotel Chocolat

What’s in Hotel Chocolat’s 2015 Easter Collection? What isn’t? might be the better question to ask! Keep reading to find out how you can win this epic assortment of chocolaty Easter treats for yourself. Continue reading

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Win the Summer Collection from Hotel Chocolat

Ah summer! Just another excuse for enjoying chocolate, right? Well, with Hotel Chocolat’s 2014 range of summertime treats, it’s certainly a delicious option. Fusing together the heady colours and flavours of summer, this delectably seasonal assortment of fine chocolates is just right for sultry afternoons and long summer nights. Keep reading for your chance to win a Hotel Chocolat Summer Collection. Continue reading

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Win an Extra Thick Easter Egg from Hotel Chocolat

Easter’s almost here, and luxury British chocolatier and cocoa grower Hotel Chocolat has launched its 2014 range of Easter chocolates. Tiddly Chicks, Goose Eggs, a Neapolitan Easter Egg Sandwich and lots lots more – there’s something special for all lovers of fine chocolate along with plenty of gifts and treats for egg hunts and family fun. Keep reading for your chance to win one eggspecially luscious Extra Thick Easter Egg. Continue reading

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Paul A Young Introduces the World’s First Whole Bean Chocolate (Great British Chefs)

Usually when a noteworthy development in the world of chocolate (or any product for that matter) comes along, the big story is all about how some sort of new step has been added to the process, not about how one … Continue reading

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Q Chocolates from Brazil Available at Fortnum & Mason

New to the UK market and exclusive to Fortnum & Mason, Q Chocolates from Brazil are some of the tastiest I’ve ever had. Continue reading

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Good Stuff and Grand Designs

Here’s a quick little list of good stuff I’ve recently come across and thought was worth sharing with you. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Easter 2013 at Hotel Chocolat

I swung by Roast + Conch last night for the press launch of Hotel Chocolat’s collection of chocolates for Easter 2013. This year’s yield is an especially delicious assortment that’s attractively presented with a bit a quirk. Hand tied ribbon hat boxes, a dapper Beau Bunny illustration by Neal Murren adorning most packaging, prettily coloured pralines and bonbons all help to ensure delight whether the chocolates are a treat for yourself or a gift for someone special. Continue reading

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Win an Extra Thick Easter Egg from Hotel Chocolat

To celebrate the launch of this year’s range of Easter goodies, Hotel Chocolat is kindly offering one of these Extra Thick Eggs to one very lucky tikichris reader for free! Continue reading

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London’s Finest Chocolate (OneTravel)

… the proof is truly in the truffle. Here’s a cream-of-the-crop list of some of London’s finest of the fine chocolate shop offerings. And just in time for Valentine’s Day too! Read my complete post at the OneTravel blog.

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Nothing Like Chocolate: A Fine Film for a Good Cause (Great British Chefs)

Narrated by Susan Sarandon, the movie centres around the work of “anarchist chocolatier” Mott Green and the Grenada Chocolate Company he co-founded in 1999. Offering an ethical and sustainable alternative to big biz chocolate, the Grenada Chocolate Company cuts out … Continue reading

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Judging the International Chocolate Awards (Great British Chefs)

Believe it or not, such a wonderful way to spend a day was just this side of gruelling. The judging procedure was incredibly rigorous, and we judges weren’t let in on who had made the chocolates we were trying. Yes, it was an … Continue reading

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William Curley’s ‘Couture Chocolate’ Afternoon Tea at The Halkin (Great British Chefs)

William Curley’s ‘Couture Chocolate’ Afternoon Tea at The Halkin Great British Chefs, 25 November 2011 Transcribing the lushly illustrated pages of his newly published first book, Couture Chocolate, to the swish contemporary setting of an afternoon tea at Belgravia’s stylish The Halkin hotel, William … Continue reading

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William Curley’s Chocolate Box pops up at St Martin’s Lane Hotel (Great British Chefs)

William Curley’s Chocolate Box pops up at St Martin’s Lane Hotel Great British Chefs, 11 October 2011 Although this pop up will only be around until the end of the year (New Year’s Eve will be the Box’s last day … Continue reading

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