Monthly Archives: February 2018

  1. How to take the best chocolate photos for Instagram

    How to take the best chocolate photos for Instagram

    Instagram is foodie heaven – and let’s be honest, more of the best edible snaps feature chocolate. Perhaps you’ve created a delicious chocolate cake you want to show off, or made a ganache that looks so good everyone needs to see if.

    If you want to get involved in the fun, here’s how to get your chocolate creations looking Insta-perfect.


    Lighting

    No matter how good your chocolate cupcakes look, taking a photo of them in a dark room isn’t going to get anyone’s taste buds going. Find some natural light before you snap.


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  2. Top 5 Mother's Day Gifts Guide

    Top 5 Mother's Day Gifts Guide

    There’s no better way to show your mum how much she’s loved and appreciated than with chocolates. Generations don’t see eye-to-eye on everything – but this, we can all agree on. So here’s five of our favourite Mother’s Day Choc On Choc gifts to inspire you.


    Chocolate personalised half wine bottle

    The only thing better than a chocolate gift is a personalised chocolate gift. Treat your mum to a solid Belgian chocolate half wine bottle, made from creamy white chocolate or rich dark chocolate. You can personalise the icing label with your own heartfelt message (which will be thoroughly appreciated before being immediately devoured).

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  3. Five hot chocolate recipes to get you through winter

    Five hot chocolate recipes to get you through winter

    Sure, we have throws and soups and woolly hats – but nothing gets us through winter like a homemade cup of hot chocolate. Of course, we might be slightly biased, but we really do think hot chocolate is the best hot drink there is. So for the cold days and dark nights, here are five recipes to get you through the last little bit of winter.


    Lavender white hot chocolate

    If you’re looking for something light and floral, this recipe is the one for you.

    Heat 2 cups of whole milk and 1/3 tsp lavender buds over a medium heat and stir occasionally. Remove from the heat once it starts to bubble, le

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  4. The chocolate bars that never made it

    The chocolate bars that never made it

    Choc on Choc is constantly reinventing the chocolate wheel and bringing new creations to the table. But at the same time, we’re proud to say that our customers keep on coming back for our delectable designs again and again.

    But in the wider, ruthless world of chocolate, not everything lasts forever. Remembering and repeating this mantra is essential to getting through the national tragedy of beloved chocolate bars being discontinued. The chocolate bar graveyard is full of weird and wonderful chocolatey inventions that are no longer – either because they weren’t popular enough, or they were just a downright flop.

    Here are some of the chocolate bars that never really took off.

     

    Mars Delight

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  5. Make sure you're Pancake Day-ready with these recipes

    Make sure you're Pancake Day-ready with these recipes

    When it comes to breakfast, you really are spoiled for choice.

    You could have our delicious solid white Belgian chocolate avocado, filled with a gloriously indulgent caramel truffle. Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, you could have a dip with our chocolate-filled eggs with chocolate toast soldiers.

    And now, Pancake Day is upon is, meaning there’s no better time to indulge in some chocolate. Pancakes, too, of course – but who can have pancakes without some chocolate?

    Here are a few recipes to get you through the day.


    Chocolate pancakes

    This ultra-chocolatey

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  6. 5 ways to do chocolate on toast, in aid of World Nutella Day

    5 ways to do chocolate on toast, in aid of World Nutella Day

    We all love any excuse to celebrate, and the 5th of February, otherwise known as World Nutella Day, is no exception. In honour of such a special day, we’re here to give you some chocolate-on-toast inspiration, so you can join in the festivities. Here are five ways you can bring your toast to life through the magic of chocolate.

    1. Chocolate and banana French toast For a chocolatey twist on French Toast, this BBC recipe is easy to make, and easier to eat. Slice one ripe banana into a bowl and mash, before adding in 75g of chopped milk chocolate. Lay down two slices of white, crusty bread and spread the mixture on top. Top each piece with another slice of bread to make a sandwich, then whisk together 3 eggs, 1tbsp of double cream, 1 tsp of vanilla extract and one tbsp of maple syrup into a shallow dish. Melt 25g of unsalted butter into a large frying pan on a medium heat, before laying one sandwich i

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  7. How to create the perfect chocoholic Valentine's Date

    How to create the perfect chocoholic Valentine's Date

    Valentine’s Day is upon us, which can only mean one thing: chocolate. Chocolates to say, “I like you,” chocolates to say “I love you,” and chocolates to say everything in-between. We’ve got the sweetest selection of Belgian Valentine chocolates in store for your lucky loved one – so here’s how to make sure you make the most of Chocolate Day Valentine’s Day this year.

    Start your Valentine’s date with our chocolate oysters and champagne truffles, handmade from the finest dark and white Belgian chocolate.

    For the main course, you can s

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