chocolate

Review – Bourgee, Afternoon Tea on the Lawn [Essex & Suffolk]

 An afternoon tea with a lot of style and flare, this treat from Bourgee makes a real change from scones and tea, bringing the concept into the modern day.  Afternoon tea is a concept born in the nineteenth century by Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, who complained of
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Food news – Less than 90 days ’til Christmas, so get ready for TASTE

Scary as it is, Christmas is just around the corner with less than 90 days to go (shocking)! But that means we are just weeks away from one of TB’s favourite foodie events of the year.  Taste of London puts on spectacular events, several times a year and all of which
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Veggie food festival heaven VegfestUK returns to London

The VegfestUK London annual vegan food festival is hitting the capital on October 10th-11th bringing with it some seriously indulgent veggie delicacies. VegfestUK originally started in Bristol in 2003 and has since expanded to Brighton in 2009 and London in 2013. The London event
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organic, but does that mean ethical?

Product Review – Kaizen Cacao Nibs or Laura rants about ethical choices

Rating   In a Word Crunchy When I said I’d review some health food products for Kaizen, I opted for the cacao nibs because I work with Cornwall’s only bean to bar chocolate maker. My client selects ethically sourced beans, has them sail shipped to the UK and then
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wild garlic announce spring

April around Britain (food news)

All the food news for this week With Easter out of the way, the sun has thawed winter away too, and now we are getting ready for summer! As spring is taking over menus the length and breadth of the country. Recently the country has decided to spend more holidays here on
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Review – Shaken Udder milkshakes

Made in the heartlands of Essex, Shaken Udder produces a great range of delicious milkshakes in the classic flavours, but with a lighter, fresher feel than many of its competitors. Shaken Udder began its life at music festivals before launching as a retail brand to all of the big
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Review – Chocolate bouquets from The Flower Stork

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and for many this means purchasing a big bunch of red roses for their nearest and dearest? But what if your significant other is less flowery and more foodie? The Flower Stork has a fantastic range of gifts to suit everyone you know. We tried
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Review – Belgian Chocolate Pizzas from The Present Finder

Looking for something a little bit different to give as a gift this Christmas? How about a pizza made entirely from chocolate and all things sweet? This gem comes from the guys at Present Finder and can be bought as a whole pizza or as slices.  When we were told about this,
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Review – Bourgee, Southend [Essex]

A fantastic new edition to the Essex food scene, filling a gap in luxury dining and delivering great taste and stunning ingredients at a reasonable cost. Bourgee is warm and inviting while remaining something a little bit special. The staff really make the venue, with a fantastic
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Recipe – Chocolate Gateau by TOTAL yogurt

Whilst chocolate gateaus may often be associated with the dinner parties of decades past – they can still be a great addition to any meals when done in the right way. This recipe, from TOTAL Greek Yoghurt is perfect for going all out this Chocolate Week. 
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