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How to Fake Being a Wine Expert

Judith Lewis | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

To fake being a wine expert is going to take more than knowing about years, growing conditions and varietals - you need to know what they taste like. Since flavour will depend on year, it will change.

The Latest Nike Air Max 90 Design Is Good Enough To Eat... Literally

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Style

The Nike Air Max 90 is being reissued in all sorts of stylish special editions this year to celebrate the trainer's 25th anniversary... but we never e...

This New Chocolate Bar From Cadbury's Looks Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Fire the chocolate cannons! Cadbury is unleashing a new bar of Dairy Milk joy and it looks flipping incredible. You might be wondering why we'...

Galaxy Cookie Crumble Bars Recalled Over Plastic Fears

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Chocoholics, listen up! A batch of Galaxy Cookie Crumble bars has been recalled over concerns that one of the bars could contain a rogue piece of plas...

Signs You've Totally OD'd On Chocolate At Easter

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Every chocoholic has a love/hate relationship with Easter. While it's great because you're entitled to stuff your face with Easter eggs, that love ...

To Those That Gave Up Chocolate: I Salute You... Now Let's Get Stuck In!

Jason Reed | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Reed

I would urge more people to stray from the beaten path of the generic brands and explore the finer side of chocolate.

Reasons Why You Should Never Buy An Easter Egg. Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Easter. For the non-believers amongst us, it's a bit of a meh time. Shops try to get us all excited, but, let's face it, it's no Christmas is it? O...

What makes good chocolate?

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

When it comes to chocolate there's something to please nearly everyone: from the milk chocolate Easter rabbit to the dairy-free vegan bar. With such an abundance of choice, the hunt for good chocolate is really an exercise of intellectual and gastronomical exploration.

9 Of The Best Easter Eggs For A Well-Earned Chocolate Coma

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Easter's fast approaching, which can only mean one thing... Chocolate - and lots of it. If you haven't yet done a mad trolley dash through the c...

Five Easter Egg Activities to Entertain Children

Karl Young | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karl Young

The arrival of the Easter Bunny and the promise of lots of chocolate eggs make this an exciting holiday for anyone with a young family. With Easter half term looming and spare time to fill, it's the perfect excuse to prolong the excitement with egg-related activities.

Do You Know About the Dark Side of the Easter Bunny?

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Debbie Bannigan

Years ago, I worked for a charity that was linked to a major chocolate manufacturer. One of the perks of the job was a staff shop, where chocolate was available at a considerable discount. I learnt very quickly that it was a very bad idea for me to go to the shop, because I didn't save money, I just bought more chocolate. And I ate it.

A Japanese Fast Food Chain Is Selling KitKat Sandwiches

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Ah, the KitKat sandwich. For when just a KitKat, or just a sandwich, isn't quite enough. Yes, over in Japan - where else?! - the fast food restaura...

Homemade Snickers Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

These are not easy to make... It's not that I don't want you to make them. I do. These are good. Oh my, they are GOOD. You could make yourself sick eating the whole lot and still want to go back for more. However, they're a bit of a pain in the backside.

The Ultimate Foodie Weekend In Barcelona, Spain

Chloe Gunning | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

The history and culture of a place is best told through its cuisine. So, what better way to get to know Barcelona inside and out, than with a long weekend of food-based adventures? From Willy Wonka style treats, to a neighbourhood tour with a difference, to the most exciting, theatrical meal of my life... these are my top tips to satisfy your inner foodie!

This Won Best Easter Egg Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A great deal of work goes into meticulously testing for the Good Housekeeping Easter Egg of the Year, and this year the winner is Waitrose's Hand Deco...

This Chocolate Claims To Make Skin Look 30 Years Younger

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Forget expensive "miracle" creams, there's a new way to get youthful looking skin and it sounds almost too good to be true. A new chocolate can slo...

A Good Reason To Scoff Mars Bars, As If You Needed One

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In a move that we hope other confectioners will follow, Mars Bars in the UK and Ireland will be made with Fairtrade certified cocoa. The move, unve...

Mississippi Mud Pie

Sam Stern | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

The ultimate in chocolate treats. Three layers of heaven: a crunchy Oreo base, gooey brownie, all topped with a rich, smooth chocolate ganache. I put this up there in my all time favourite chocolate desserts!

Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Cake

Lisa Roukin | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

This is a lovely, moist cake, which is sometimes hard to achieve with gluten-free flour! When you pull the cake out of the oven, it will look like it's not done in the center. Don't worry, that's correct!

PMS Bites Now Exist To Help With Your Premenstrual Woes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The week before your period can be pretty fraught. The smallest and most insignificant things can bring you to tears, your face resembles a dot-to-...

Easy Mars Bar Brownies Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

I'm not going to pretend like these are healthy, because sometimes you don't want healthy. Sometimes the kale and the almond milk chat and the steaming rather than frying can give you healthy fatigue. If that's the case then I prescribe something so trashy, so incredibly grubby that it sends you straight back on the wagon.

Chocolate, Vanilla and Coconut Cookies

Shelina Permalloo | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shelina Permalloo

Originating in Mexico, vanilla is part of the Orchid family and is the only edible orchid in the world. Vanilla itself is a green pod which has to be picked, dried and cured for it to resemble the luscious dark pod we know it as.

V Word... Variety this Valentines...

Jennifer Irvine | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jennifer Irvine

There's nothing more romantic than reminiscing about a special moment or event that has meaning to your relationship. The traditional dinner for two is also an obvious choice, being wined and dined, but in reality, romance is often forced into a jam-packed restaurant and over-priced.

Surviving Valentine's Day as a Single Person

Maggie Currie | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

Maybe as you are a single person you really don't buy into this sentiment. So how can you survive and keep your sanity? There are so many ways to make sure you enjoy yourself whether on your own or with a good friend.

Everything You Never Knew About Chocolate

Alltime Numbers | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Did you know people have eaten chocolate for 4,000 years? Can you name all four kinds of chocolate? Well we can! ...