Now that we’ve all gone into food-related hibernation for the winter (ain’t nobody going to be seeing those summer bodies now), it’s time to stock up on the comfort foods and big tins of chocolates that get passed around all Christmas. But no matter which brand of chocolates it is, there’s always the sad, left [Read more…]

Leicesters very own chocolatier, Cocoa Amore

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Smooth milk chocolate is one of the finest man-made pleasures. From the cocoa bean discovery to the introduction of drinking chocolate, from bars on corner shop shelves to the eggs at Easter. The sugary sweet confectionary has come a long way! Now, we have toffees and honeycomb, and truffles and caramels, along with all the [Read more…]

The 12 Best Easter Eggs for 2018

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Easter is a festival and holiday that occurs every year in April. The traditional celebration is to recognise Jesus and his resurrection from the dead, and today, we celebrate with Chocolate Easter Eggs, eating hot cross buns and giving gifts to loved ones and friends. This newer tradition isn’t so new though. Dating back to the 19th [Read more…]

Fun at a Chocolate Festival

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Snizl Team – Out & About at ChocFest, Melton Mowbray On Sunday afternoon the Snizl Team were out and about in the Leicestershire town of Melton Mowbray. Totally ignoring the famous local pork pies,  we headed to a sweet-toothed extravaganza known as ChocFest. This two-day Festival is held on Scalford Road at the towns cattle [Read more…]

If you love chocolate and are partial to a cocktail or two, you are going to love the “Chocolate Cocktail Club” coming soon to Leicester. Cocoa Amore and The Urban Alchemist have teamed up to bring you a pop-up chocolate cocktail bar with a menu containing exceptional chocolate-infused cocktails.     Cocoa Amore Cocoa Amore, [Read more…]

Our Love Affair with Artisan Chocolate

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Chocolate by Chocolatiers Although National Chocolate Week ended a couple of weeks ago, chocoholics don’t really need an excuse to tuck into some fantastic artisan chocolate, whatever the time of year. The Flight to Quality Until a few years ago, the British chocolate market was dominated by the massively mass-produced brands such as Dairy Milk [Read more…]