UK Chocolate

QUIZ! Can You Guess The Chocolate Bar From Its Shape Alone?

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK

Nestlé is to appeal a decision preventing it from trademarking the shape of its popular KitKat bars as part of a long-running feud with its arch-riva...

Yogi Energy Balls

Steph Matthews | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

Although these came about by mistake, they turned out to be a great healthy snack. If you're looking for something simple to make that still tastes delicious (and happens to be good for you!) try them out for yourself.

Chocolatier Shares How To Make Scrumptious Creme Eggs At Home

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Creme Eggs are making headlines left, right and centre this month. Not only was there an announcement of a pop-up Creme Egg Café opening in Soho, ...

Banana and Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cake

Lisa Roukin | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

If you are looking for a new way to use up your ripe bananas, trythis Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream cake. I always have loads of frozen banana chunks in my freezer, whether it's for a smoothie or this delicious cake. The recipe is super simple to make and no one will ever know there are only a few ingredients involved. This recipe really is magical, and healthy too!

Chocolate Slices Now Exist (Yep, Just Like The Cheese Ones)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We now live in a world where chocolate comes in slices. Following on from cheese slices and, rather bizarrely, ketchup slices, chocolate fans can n...

Reese's Christmas Trees Look Absolutely Nothing Like Trees 🎄

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

SEE ALSO: Reese's Defends Ugly 'Christmas Tree' Chocolate, By Calling Out Tree Shaming Most of us master the art of drawing Christmas trees at pr...

11 Chocolate Advent Calendars You Need In Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Nothing quite announces the start of the December like a bad-ass advent calendar. Whether it's a £2 Cadbury version or one of those rather posh on...

Cadbury Changes 'Fruit & Nut' Recipe, People Aren't Happy About It

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

'Fruit & Nut' lovers, you might want to sit down. Cadbury has announced that it will be changing its infamous 'Fruit & Nut' chocolate bar by adding...

What Happens to Your Body 60 Minutes After a Sugar Binge?

Dr Wayne Osborne | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Wayne Osborne

Halloween is one of the few occasions throughout the year where it's considered socially acceptable to overindulge on chocolate and sweets; for kids and parents alike. But social tradition doesn't make your body any better at coping with such a high and fast influx of sugars.

Models Wear Dresses Made Of Chocolate At Paris Fashion Show

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Style

Models took to the catwalk in Paris today dressed in head-to-toe in chocolate creations. France's annual Chocolate Fashion Show on Thursday 29 Oct...

The Definitive Ranking Of Chocolate Bars As Decided By You

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It's International Chocolate Day so we've decided to put to rest an argument that has haunted generations of children for decades. Which is the bes...

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 14.08.2016 | 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 05.08.2016 | 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 02.08.2016 | 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 22.07.2016 | 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 20.06.2016 | 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 16.06.2016 | 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 19.05.2016 | 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 Over Easter

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.03.2016 | 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...