Dervishly Delicious Cocoa Hernando Damascan Rose Chocolate

Cocoa Hernando make gourmet chocolate bars inspired by their globetrotting travels. The latest flavour in the range is Syria, a rose dark chocolate. I’m a rose fiend so when I heard about this new bar I had to try it. The tale behind this bar is a visit to Damascus where a confectionery stall holder was handing out rose petal sweets and shared tales of the … Continue reading Dervishly Delicious Cocoa Hernando Damascan Rose Chocolate

Sweet Tooth cocktail brownies (left-right: pina colada, mojito)

Cocktail Brownies At The Brownie Bar

I’m always on the lookout for something new and interesting to tickle my tastebuds so when I recently heard about cocktail brownies my ears pricked up. They are the creation of South London bakery, Sweet Tooth and can be found at the Brownie Bar, a stall that pops up every Saturday at various markets in London. Here’s Maria from Sweet Tooth. She loves cocktails and loves brownies so … Continue reading Cocktail Brownies At The Brownie Bar

Cocoa Hernando Chocolate Discoveries

It seems chocolate inspired by travel with retro vintage look wrapper designs are the latest choco trend. Fine by me. Cocoa Hernando is the newest kid on the gourmet chocolate block with four bars based on recent exotic journeys by the founder. I tried India and Himalaya and they were rather tasty with the flavours well balanced and melding in a moreish way.  Available at http://www.cocoahernando.comContinue reading Cocoa Hernando Chocolate Discoveries

Japanese kit kat

Forget Peanut Butter Kit Kat – How About Wasabi? Strawberry Cheesecake? Blueberry? Green Tea?

Yes I seem to be turning into the weird chocolate girl. Can’t help myself, I see unusual things and get all excited and want to taste. It turns out that here in the UK we’ve been fobbed off with chunky Kit Kat in peanut butter and mint as in Japan they have had up to 200 flavours! Every year a limited edition of sweet, savoury … Continue reading Forget Peanut Butter Kit Kat – How About Wasabi? Strawberry Cheesecake? Blueberry? Green Tea?

Cocomaya Mumbai chocolate bar

Around The World in Chocolate Bars – Liquorice & Hemp or Curry Chocolate anyone?

I spotted these in the chocolate room at Liberty. Are they not the most delightfully packaged chocolate bars? I love the vintage postcard design and theme of this limited edition collection from chocolatiers Cocomaya. The set of ‘Around the world’ chocolate bars have flavours inspired by various cities to let your tastebuds travel via the medium of chocolate. So they look great, how do they taste? I decided … Continue reading Around The World in Chocolate Bars – Liquorice & Hemp or Curry Chocolate anyone?