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Chocolate, Tea and Charity

May 18 2015

If you’re partial to a chocolate treat and a cup of tea, then the month of May 2015 gives you the chance to not only enjoy chocolate but raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust by taking part in the Big Chocolate Tea Party. The Sick Children’s Trust is a  charity which supports families with seriously ill children,  including the offer of ‘homes from home’  around the country, so allowing […]

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Competition: Win Will Torrent’s new book, Chocolate at Home

December 16 2014

Here’s a chance to win a copy of Will Torrent’s splendid new book, Chocolate at Home. The book, which featured in our round up of recommended ideas for Chocolate Christmas Presents, is beautifully presented and includes recipes for delights such as treats such as Salted Brown Sugar Caramel Truffles, Billionaire’s Shortbread and Chocolate Waffles. To win a copy of Chocolate at Home, published by Ryland, Peters & Small, simply answer […]

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Charity chocolate bar sales rocket after Sainsbury’s Christmas TV advert

November 14 2014

SAINBURY’S is reported to be selling 5,000 bars of chocolate every hour after it was featured in an emotional new advertising campaign. The advert which premiered this week to widespread acclaim recounts the story of a football match played by German and British soldiers who downed weapons on Christmas Day, 1914. In a poignant finale to the “Christmas is for Sharing” advert which was produced by AMV BBDO, a German […]

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Historic Goddards stately home to mark Chocolate Week in style

October 9 2014

Goddards in York – Photo: North News & Pictures / Chris Ratcliffe A HISTORIC property in York is marking Chocolate Week with a number of chocolately events. Goddards – the Grade I-listed former home of Noel Goddard Terry – will have chocolate talks, chocolate tastings and the chance to design your own Terry’s chocolate box.  There will also be chocolate trails around the impressive property which at one time served […]

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Competition: Win House of Dorchester Marc de Champagne Truffles

February 7 2014

Just in time for Valentine’s Day is this competition where you can win a box of delicious Marc De Champagne truffles. Kindly made available by House of Dorchester, who have unveiled a new look for their product range this year, the truffles are infused with Marc de Champagne wrapped twice in thick creamy British milk chocolate and gently rolled in icing sugar. The chocolates are made in Britain at Poundbury, […]

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Victorian chocolate goes on display at military museum

December 23 2013

A TIN of chocolate that’s one-hundred-and-thirteen years old has gone on display at a military museum in south east London. The confectionary was sent to troops overseas to mark the new year, and the new century, in 1900 by Queen Victoria. The exhibit is part of a seasonal display of Christmas boxes for soldiers at Firepower, the Royal Artillery Museum, in Woolwich. Princess Mary is usually credited with coming up […]

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