UK Chocolate

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! ...

I'm a Non-Muslim From Birmingham... A Fox News Expert Denied I Exist

Joseph D'Urso | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Politics
Joseph D'Urso

We non-Muslim Brummies can cope with people doubting our existence. God surely can too. Sharing, disagreeing, and gently mocking are the most powerful weapons we have against extremism and bigotry. Familiarity does not breed contempt, it conquers it.

Creme Eggs 'Not Laid By Actual Chickens', Confirms Cadbury

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Britons are up in arms after learning that their favourite chocolate treat, Cadbury's Creme Eggs, are not, in fact, laid by chickens. "My whole wor...

Cadbury Creme Egg Recipe 'Secretly' Changed. Do They Taste Any Different?

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Chocolate lovers are outraged after it emerged that Cadbury "secretly" changed their Creme Egg recipe earlier this year. The sticky white and yello...

Snorting Chocolate Is Now A Thing, Apparently

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A machine that helps you snort chocolate is now available worldwide, because eating it is so 2014. Those cocoa-loving Belgians are thought to have ...

This Is Why You Should Never Let Your Dog Eat Chocolate

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Before you ask "is this some kind of canine Exorcist remake?" The answer is, quite simply, no. This, ladies and gentleman, is why you should NEVER fee...

Judging the Lithuanian Open Wine and Dessert Pairing Championship

Dom Ramsey | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dom Ramsey

It's not often you get invited to judge a wine and dessert pairing championship, but when you do, it's difficult to say no. Obviously when I got just such an invitation recently, I jumped at the chance, particularly as the championship in question was in Lithuania - a part of the world I've never visited.

Six Of The Best Non-Chocolate Advent Calendars Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With recent news of chocolate shortages, we've decided that this year's Christmas advent calendar choice might have to be less cocoa-filled. (If not f...

The World Is Running Out Of Chocolate, This Is Not A Drill

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Chocoholics, you may want to take a seat when reading this news. The world is running out of chocolate and by 2020, the sweet treat may be endange...

Cadbury's Have Destroyed Christmas If Twitter Is Anything To Go By

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK

Cadbury's have announced they will no longer make their iconic, delicious and oh-so-Christmassy chocolate coins any more. Sorry kids, Cadbury's has...

Could Chocolate Improve Your Memory?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If ever we needed a reason to up our hot chocolate intake this winter - or any other form of cocoa-filled food for that matter - then now we have it. ...

How To Make A Chocolate Pot In Five Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We never need an excuse to eat chocolate, but as it's National Chocolate Week we thought it was the perfect opportunity to try something a little diff...

The Founder Of Lily O'Brien's On Chocolate, Yoga And Coping With Family Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Successful women rarely have one string to their bow, and Mary Ann O'Brien is no different. Not only is she the founder of Lily O’Brien’s. But...

Chocolate: Looking Behind the Label

Dom Ramsey | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dom Ramsey

It's currently National Chocolate Week in the UK. Of course, for some of us every week is a chocolate week, but this particular time of year is when British chocolate companies of all sizes come together to show their wares and promote the industry.

Roll Up, Roll Up! First Ever Edinburgh Restaurant Festival and Last Chance to See Ming Exhibit

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Helen I. Hwang

Roll up, roll up! A couple of special events are running in Edinburgh with an expiration date in October! Historical Chinese art at the National Museum of Scotland and the first ever Edinburgh Restaurant Festival (until 23 October) are events are not to be missed.

Your Insider Guide to Chocolate Week - My Lucky 13 Event Picks for the Week

Judith Lewis | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

As a chocolate blogger for over five years I go to a lot of things for Chocolate Week, some open and some not. The thing I love about Chocolate Week though is that everyone gets to go to some great events all over the country that are fun and teach you about chocolate.

Friday Food Off - Banoffee Pie vs Chocolate Hazelnut Kisses

Francesca Newman-Young | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Francesca Newman-Young

In this week's Friday Food Off, Olivia and I put our sweet tooth to the test. My sweet canapé is an all-time favourite, the Banoffee pie. My recipe uses budget ingredients and it's quick and simple to make. Unless your guests are bananaphobes, you're onto a winner.

How To Make Low-Calorie Chocolate Mousse

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We've tasted low-calorie chocolate mousses and the verdict often is: why bother? But although this recipe for a 'guilt-free mousse' has the weirdest i...

If Chocolate Adverts Were Honest

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Comedy

We've all done it... multiple times. And now, College Humor has made a commercial about it. Yes, if you've ever eaten an entire box of chocolate tr...

Speciality Fine Food Fair - Are We Witnessing the Death of the Cupcake Trend?

Judith Lewis | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

While a small child urinating a stream of chocolate may not seem very "tasteful", on the whole the Speciality Fine Food Fair (SFFF) outdid itself this year. With a giant sax the crowning glory of the show the SFFF opened its doors on new wholesalers, new small shops and new ideas but it may have also heralded the death of the cupcake.

Scientists Perfect A Working Chocolate Teapot

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Tech

Nestle has decided to debunk one life's great truisms: that there is 'nothing more useless than a chocolate teapot'. Well now the search must begin...

When All Else Fails, There's One Thing You Can Believe In...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Spotted by Hugo Shirley at Terminal 5 of Heathrow airport, here's a sign we can believe in: In fact, we think everyone can believe in it. Choco...

9 Excuses To Eat More Chocolate

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Forget apples, it seems like a square of chocolate a day that could keep the doctor away. According to the above video, dark chocolate could have ...

Easy Rocky Road Florentines Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

These florentines are delicious and really very easy. The crunch and all important brushing of chocolate make them a big hit amongst the smaller people in our family. Add to this already heady combination some marshmallows and sultanas and this could well be treat heaven.