Chocolate and love

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So, what is the reasoning behind chocolate and love? It is thought that the association between love and chocolate may go all the way back thousands of years to the Aztecs, a Pre-colomumbian people of central Mexico in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries  The belief of the culture... read more

When it’s cold outside…

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It’s sooo very cold outside, and this morning the idea of sitting by a roaring log fire with a mug of steaming hot chocolate in my hands with a good book to keep me company was very appealing. . My reality was that at 7am this morning I was leading... read more

The Tradition of a Christmas Stockings

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Have you ever wondered why we hang up stockings at Christmas… well you’re about to find out! There is one Christmas tradition that we all seem to indulge in. The putting out of the Christmas stocking. Whilst this is something that so many of us do, how many of... read more

Festive Gift Ideas for Her

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Too many years of pyjama sets, fluffy socks and fuzzy slippers have dented our element of surprise… this year is going to be different! We’ve got tonnes of fabulous chocolate products, guaranteed to make those ladies smile. . Here’s our top 5 gifts for her this Christmas: . 1. Handmade Chocolates... read more

The place to be this Halloween!

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The city of York has more to offer than just our mouth-watering chocolate, it’s also known for its art galleries, architecture, museums, shopping, theatre productions, flawless food and drink venues and ghosts. That’s right, you read correctly, ghosts!   With it being Halloween the ghosts have been told to... read more

Things are getting spookier by the second…

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With just under 2 weeks to go until Halloween, people are going crazy for our terrifying treats!   Who can resist the simple joys of Halloween; the laughter, the costumes and who can forget all those delicious chocolatey treats! Everyone has been going completely bonkers for our hair-raising lollies and spine-chilling foiled treats and who can blame them, they’re... read more

Chocolate & Wine Dinner (York Food & Drink Festival)

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On Saturday, we joined Walmgate Ale House & Bistro and The Wine Chapter for a luxurious chocolate & wine dinner for York Food & Drink Festival and we must say, it couldn’t of been a more fabulous evening! Around 7pm our guests all arrived and were seated upstairs in the “Attic” after being spoiled downstairs at the bar with... read more

Our top 5 Autumn treats!

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It’s around this time when the weather starts getting chilly, the days get shorter and we see more gloomy days then sunny. But with the spontaneous British weather comes a fabulous excuse to indulge in treats, both fitting for warm and cold days. So whilst we  knock the heating up a few... read more

York Food & Drink Festival

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With just under 2 weeks until our event with Walmgate Ale House and Wine Chapter for the York Food & Drink Festival, preparation is underway for making all of that delicious chocolate for the scrumptious 4 course meal! We’re getting more and more excited the closer we get to Saturday the 1st... read more

When they fly the nest

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You’ve reached a point in your life as a parent, when you know it’s time to let go. You’ve put your heart and soul into raising your child, which at times has been difficult, but though persistence and a lot of love, you’ve created a young, confident and talented individual who’s on... read more

Back to school they go!

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You’ve had weeks and weeks of quality time with your children and you couldn’t be happier that their summer holidays are almost over! We’ve all been there, there’s no shame in feeling relieved that the children are off back to school; to see their friends, their teachers and maybe learn... read more

A sweet melody

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Have you heard the news? It’s music to our ears! We all know that chocolate always makes everything better, whether you’re using it for baking, watching a film or relaxing with a glass of wine in the evening, there is always room for chocolate in our lives. But with the music festival season... read more

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