Tag : chocolate

Foodie Gifts: Presto Choco-Nut Clusters

4 years ago / 0 comments

Swamped with deadlines but still want to surprise Mum with something sweet for Mother’s Day? These chocolate-nut clusters are quick and easy to make and they never fail to impress! Only 3 simple ingredients needed. The sea salt is optional, but does provide a delightful contrast to the sweetness of the chocolate. Ingredients … Read More

Climate change consequences: the weird and the worrying

4 years ago / 0 comments

Hotter summers, melting icecaps and more extreme weather are the symptoms of climate change that we are used to hearing about. However, there are a whole range of weird impacts that are likely to result from climate change. The following lists some of these, a lot of which will affect … Read More

The Best of Belgian Food

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When you think of food and drink in Belgium, things such as waffles, chocolate, mussels, frites and beer will probably spring to mind. Having returned from my year abroad, I can say with absolute certainty these sum up Belgian food and drink perfectly. #1. Waffles – Street vs Restaurant Which … Read More

Divine Chocolate Mousse Cakes

4 years ago / 0 comments

Layering velvety mousse over rich, moist chocolate cake, there is no better way to indulge yourself this weekend. Ingredients Cake 3 large eggs 110g unsalted butter, diced 170g dark chocolate 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1⁄4 teaspoon cream of tartar 65g granulated white sugar Chocolate Mousse 90g chocolate (same warning as … Read More

Food | Fresh Slice – Chocolate Blackberry Cupcakes

4 years ago / 0 comments

On a walk through your local wood at this time of year, you will find a glut of ripe, ready to be picked blackberries. Beyond pies and crumbles, what can be done with such a bounty of berries? Look no further. Combine creamy chocolate with a refreshing tang in these … Read More

Food | Chocolate Snickers Rocky Road

5 years ago / 0 comments

As an enthusiast of the outdoors, I’ve found myself out in the wilderness on several occasions recently. Whether it’s been plodding my way to a race finish or up a mountain I’ve always known I can rely on my stash of Snickers bars to get me through. However, my love … Read More

Features | Valentine's Day – What's the harm?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Valentine’s Day is great for romantic gestures but what are the consequences of this surge in consumer activity around the world? For most, Valentine’s is like any other day, it’s not a national holiday so there’s no day off and you have to put up with mushy couples all over … Read More

Blogs | “Baking Bad” – Made With Love And Incompetence

5 years ago / 0 comments

‘Mega Chocolate Fudge Cake’. My whole house is finally reunited after the summer, so baking something for us all to enjoy seemed like a good idea. I found a simple looking recipe from my Jamie Oliver cookbook for a chocolate fudge cake and proceeded to make a mess of the … Read More

Alternative Easter Eggs: the eggsposé

6 years ago / 0 comments

Nestlé’s offerings to combat the mighty Mini Egg are their MILKYBAR or SMARTIES adaptations. Why anyone would want to add a hard sugar shell coating to white chocolate is a mystery to me; so the former was a saccharine snarl up. The latter are a touch less lacklustre, but really … Read More