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Delights by Cynthia Advent Calendar: Day 18 – Light my fire

Heston from Waitrose Chocolate candles. Hand decorated white chocolate candles filled with a warming mandarin Buck’s Fizz milk chocolate ganache. What is not to like?

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Delights by Cynthia Advent Calendar: Day 15 – Home Comforts

Create some home comforts with this Build your own Cadbury’s Christmas Cottage Kit. Chunkier than gingerbread but just as delicious.

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Be nice and be kind, people

My parents instilled courtesy and good manners in me (and I hope that I’m doing the same with my daughters).  One thing I was continually told is “be nice and be kind to everyone,” my mum would also add ” … Continue reading

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Secret Sip

To mark FairTrade fortnight, the FairTrade Foundation unveils its first secret hot chocolate salon from 25 February – 3 March. Inside an east London newsagent, tucked away behind the magazines and snacks, Chocolate lovers are invited to press a secret … Continue reading

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Chin-chin with chocolates

  Cocktails anyone? At last, London finally has its own chocolate cocktail bar, in Brick Lane, with every cocktail on the menu based and laced with the good stuff. It’s a wonder we’ve managed so long without one.  The concept … Continue reading

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Whisky-a-go-go!

You wait around for ages and then two orders for whisky themed birthday cakes come along at once. Bob turned 75 this year.   His family wanted to celebrate with a cake.  I created a cake with an edible label of … Continue reading

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If you were a cake

I’d be Chocolatey Buns…which is about right?  What would you be? Share your cake name below (I dare you)…

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24 Karat Magic

Gold chocolate is all the rage, thanks to Callebut. The Belgian chocolate makers recently introduced the new colour and flavour to its finest Belgian chocolate range. The new caramel flavoured chocolate “Gold” joined the range of white, milk and dark … Continue reading

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I’m spinning around

“All the world’s waiting for you, and the power you possess. In your satin tights, fighting for your rights, and the old Red, White and Blue…” As a child, I would hear that theme tune, stop what I was doing … Continue reading

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Do you like chocolate cake?

If you like great children’s stories and you like chocolate cake, you will take great delight in Michael Rosen’s rich and delicious descriptions.  If you have little ones with you, gather round, sit comfortably and press play.

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