UK Chocolate

QUIZ! Can You Identify A Chocolate Bar On Shape Alone?

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

The European Court of Justice has ruled that confectioner Nestle is not allowed to trademark the shape of its four-finger KitKat bar. The Court sai...

Rare Chocolate Manufactured Locally in Ecuador Making a Positive Impact for Farmers Globally

Judith Lewis | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK
Judith Lewis

Pacari is one of a rare breed of chocolate makers who are making chocolate at origin. With so much value added after the cacao is dried it is essential that more chocolate is made in origin.

Six Ingredient Chocolate Hazelnut Balls

Emma Hollingsworth | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Hollingsworth

These are so easy to make and require only six ingredients. As if that wasn't enough, they have heaps of healthy benefits too! Hazelnuts contain heaps of protein and good fats, and cacao is packed with antioxidants, so they're pretty good for you, even if they don't look it!

Nutella Doughnut Milkshake Looks Like Heaven In A Mug

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If there ever was such thing as heaven in a cup, we're pretty sure this would be it. The Nutella doughnut milkshake (called the "tella ball shake"...

Berlin - The Chocolate, the Cake and the Cookies

Judith Lewis | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

Within about a five minute walk of both hotels is Bunte Schokowelt or Ritter Sport World. I could have spent ages here in the café alone with their Ritter Sport inspired pastries and cakes. You'll find this venue by looking for the brightly coloured flags.

The Ultimate Chocolate Toffee 'Fridge-Cake' With a Big Difference!

Victoria Leith | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Leith

The cake is absolutely decadent but the great news (and the big difference!) is that the toffee won't break your teeth, the colours are from beetroot, rather than beetles and there is no white refined sugar in this recipe!

How To Melt Chocolate Without Burning It

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Melting chocolate until it's silky smooth can be a tricky skill to master. Put chocolate directly over a high heat on the hob and you risk burning ...

All That Is Solid Melts in to Air: West African Cocoa in Crisis

Lucy James | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK
Lucy James

2015 has not been a good year for Africa's cocoa belt. Dry weather and a lack of pesticides in Ghana, and wet weather and a hike in export taxes for grinders in Ivory Coast are likely to result in a huge shortfall of beans and grindings available from the world's top cocoa producers.

How Eating Chocolate Every Day Could Be Beneficial To Your Health

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Eating up to 100g (4oz) of chocolate a day has been linked to a lowered risk of heart disease and stroke.Research led by the University of Aberdeen fo...

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 31.05.2015 | 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 02.06.2015 | 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...