UK Chocolate

There's A Gin And Tonic Easter Egg And It Sounds Glorious

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Forget Creme Eggs and Mini Eggs because this Easter, it’s all about the gin and tonic egg. Luxury chocolate makers Prestat have created an egg inspi...

RAW Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

To celebrate Hotel Chocolat's new vegan Easter range, I wanted to make a cheesecake with flavours that compliment the praline egglets, hazelnut truffles and of course the beautiful quinoa puff easter egg & adorable dark chocolate rabbit.

This Is What It Takes To Be A Professional Chocolate Taster

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Prepare to turn green with envy: The Huffington Post UK was offered a sneak peek inside a chocolate laboratory, where professional tasters sniff, bite...

Tackling Exploitation In Cocoa Farming This Fairtrade Fortnight

Glenn Caton | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK
Glenn Caton

With as many as one in five shoppers never thinking about whether food had been produced in exploitative conditions, this year's Fairtrade Fortnight c...

Here's Why You'll Feel Less Guilty About Eating KitKats In 2018

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The brand behind confectionery such as Aero, Milkybar and KitKat has announced it will be stripping out 10% of sugar from its products. The move comes...

Good News Coffee-Lovers! Mocha Hot Drinks Can Improve Attention Span

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Caffè mochas are not only delicious but they can also improve attention span, according to a new study. People who drank hot chocolate were found to ...

Could You Give Up Food Waste In 40 Days?

Lishai Kaufer | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lishai Kaufer

You're probably having 'the chat' at the water cooler this week. Perhaps you've started calling your mates to muster up ideas. If you're super organised, you've already Googled "how to decide what to give up for Lent" at least twice by now.

Vegan Easter Nests And Eggs

Holly Jade | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

I had trouble finding some vegan mini eggs. I was originally going to use sugar coated almonds but I couldn't find any vegan ones anywhere, but I am really happy I decided to make my own. They are a lot healthier for you too! Bonus :)

15 Tweets That Sum Up The Struggles Of Creme Egg Season

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s official, Cadbury’s Creme Egg season has returned, and honestly it couldn’t have come soon enough. The start of the year has been a rollerc...

RAW Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

To make the base Step 1- Line a cake tin with grease proof paper. I prefer to use a push up cake tin. Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the hazelnuts, de-stoned/pitted dates, cacao powder, melted dark chocolate, coconut oil and salt.

A Valentine's Day Treat: Decadent Chocolate Truffles

Steph Matthews | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I can think of no better gift than sharing the gift of food. Especially when it's of the chocolate variety. After all isn't the way to one's heart through the stomach?

At The Heart Of Valentine's Day

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Who doesn't love chocolate - I know I do! The delicious taste, smell and texture of chocolate has had people hooked for almost 2,000 years and it has become a traditional symbol of love on Valentine's Day.

Get Your Hands Off My Chocolate British Heart Foundation

Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Gallagher

First they came for the trans fats, and I did not speak out, because science. Then they came for the salt, and I did not speak out, because we could all do with a little less of that hidden in our dinner. Then they came for the chocolate, and I said, now this gets personal.

Cadbury's And Oreo Are Hiring A Professional Chocolate Taster And We're Considering A Career Change

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If eating chocolate is your favourite pastime, we’ve just found your dream job. Mondelez International, which owns Cadbury’s, Milka and Oreo, is h...

Vegan Dark Chocolate And Raspberry Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the hazelnuts, almonds, de-stoned dates, cacao powder, melted chocolate, coconut oil and salt. Whizz up on high until breadcrumb like.

Your Favourite Chocolate Bars Are Destined To Get Even Smaller

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Chocolate bars could soon become smaller in a bid to combat the growing obesity crisis. Manufacturers Mars, Nestlé and Mondelez could be set to shrin...

10 Devastating Confectionery Changes That Have Left Britain Heartbroken

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Once upon a time we could head to the corner shop after school and pick up a Freddo for 10p. How things change. After previously hiking up the cost of...

Pretentious? Nope, Just Cool. Meet The 1975

Rose Sgueglia | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Rose Sgueglia

Matt Healy was on time, polite and not afraid to shut fans up, as the 1975's tour came to an end, yesterday night in Cardiff's Motorpoint. Starting a...

Keeping Your Pets Safe This Christmas

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

The festive season should always be an exciting time for all of us but please remember to consider the health and happiness of your four-legged family...

Christmas Is Coming. How To Not Get Fat.

Karen Laing | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Laing

Schools are breaking up and the last of the nativity plays are upon us. We are now bang in the season of jingle bells and gin, cake, cocktails and exc...

Nestlé Has Discovered A Way To Almost Halve The Sugar In Your Favourite Chocolate

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Nestlé has announced a new discovery that means they could cut the amount of sugar in their chocolate bars by up to 40%, without adversely affecting ...

People Have Eaten Their Entire Advent Calendars Already (Because Chocolate)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

On the morning of 1 December, many jumped at the chance to open the first window of their advent calendars. But for some, the temptation was too much....

$400Million Cocoa Investment Aims To Tackle Poverty And Empower Farmers

Michael Gidney | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Michael Gidney

Today the cocoa industry is worth billions, yet the bitter truth behind the sweet treat is that too many cocoa farmers are struggling to survive, trap...

The Definitive Ranking Of Christmas Chocolate As Voted For By You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Tis the season to eat our body weight in chocolate and have absolutely no remorse. But what is your sugary weapon of choice? Perhaps you are a family...

The Great Mother Of Exeter

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

No matter whether you are religious, agnostic or atheist, the great old churches and temples of this world carry a powerful charge of energy from the centuries of prayer, of song and of silence that have been carried out there. Even now, most folk hush themselves when they enter an ancient church and take a moment to feel the echo of the ages.