Nestle KitKat Ruby Chocolate

Ruby chocolate has been gathering pace and Nestle have certainly helped to bring this a little more mainstream with their KitKat Ruby Chocolate.  Originally only available in Tesco, these bars have gravitated and I found this single bar in Sainsbury’s for 60p. You may have even spied the Easter Egg, which was tempting!  What makes ruby chocolate so special? A number of years ago cocoa experts discovered components of certain cocoa beans could produce a chocolate with an exceptional flavour and colour. This gorgeously coloured Ruby cocoa bean offers a totally new taste experience, and I couldn’t be more excited…

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Maryland Cookies Desserts Mississippi Mud Pie and New York Cheesecake

Is it a cookie or a biscuit? It has the hallmarks of a cookie with its looks and choc chips, but it screams biscuit with its shorter crumblier texture. Maryland Cookies aren’t really the go, but when I spied the Maryland Cookies Desserts range I couldn’t resist giving them a try. The range has certainly grown from just the humble choc chip, double choc and hazelnut variety and now includes Maryland Wonders, Big & Chunky, Sugar Free and Maryland Cookies Desserts. These come in two flavours, Mississippi Mud Pie and New York Cheesecake.  Randomly these were found in the foodie…

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The Naked Marshmallow Co Mini Egg Marshmallows

Hoppy Easter! Some of you may be tucking into those choccie eggs whilst here we are tucking into The Naked Marshmallow Co Mini Egg Marshmallows.  Strictly limited edition I decided to treat myself to The Marshmallow Co Mini Egg Marshmallows, and a few other boxes which were in their sale. There’s a fair few flavours including a couple of vegan options. Prior to the sale these were £6.50, a little more than their standard boxes. However in the sale these were half price.  If you want the full package then they cater for this to. From fondue, s’mores and chocolate…

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Hopping into Easter with White’s Oats *

Half way through April and Easter is finally within our sights. Not only do we get the joy that is an eggs-tra long bank holiday weekend, it is also an egg-citing time for food! So to get us there we are hopping into Easter with White’s Oats with some egg-ceptional special recipes, (someone stop me with all these Easter puns!). These recipes are so easy that even the kiddies can get involved with. White’s Oats are once again getting us in the spirit of things. We all know the benefits to including oats in our eats, but sometimes it can get a…

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Beaulieu Pistachio Chocolate

Pistachio is my all time favourite nut. Salt it, roast it, plain out the shell, if there are pistachios about I am going to eat them. So when I visited Beaulieu Chocolate Studio and spied their Beaulieu Pistachio Chocolate bar it was certain that this was coming home with me.  Nestled in the New Forest they create contemporary and local speciality chocolates which are all hand-made using fresh and where possible local ingredients. This is a chocoholics mini paradise. At £3.95 a bar it is on the pricer side for chocolate, but so far I have had a few bars from…

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